2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Mark Junda


Name: Mark Junda
Title: Director, VA Technology Acquisition Center
Organization: Department of Veterans Affairs

Acquisition evangelist. A pioneer graduate of the Digital IT Acquisition Professional training program, Junda has been a role model as an acquisition innovation advocate. He has used micro-consulting services, human-centered design methodology and routine conversations with industry partners to lower barriers to entry, improve delivery time and increase customer satisfaction with veteran services. Junda is a strong proponent of testing and sharing and has contributed case studies to the Acquisition Gateway, chronicling the VA's work with the U.S. Digital Service on modernization and cloud. He is also credited with bringing nontraditional IT vendors into the federal marketplace.

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