2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Francisco Salguero

 

Name: Francisco Salguero
Title: Deputy CIO
Organization: Department of Agriculture

Change wrangler. Salguero, who has since moved to the Federal Communications Commission as that agency’s CIO, was the linchpin of USDA’s modernization efforts. He realigned the CIO’s office with the department’s modernization plans and embraced the Centers of Excellence program, which designated USDA as a lighthouse agency. He launched five COEs — focusing on cloud adoption, infrastructure optimization, customer experience, data analytics and contact centers — and closed 33 data centers, saving $42.3 million. And he tackled those challenges not long after a massive reorganization that reduced IT leadership from 22 CIOs to one and consolidated 29 agencies into nine mission areas.

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