2021 Fed 100

Federal 100: Suzi Connor


Name: Suzi Connor
Title: CIO
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STransformation in a time of COVID. During the pandemic, Connor’s office quickly and efficiently equipped thousands of frontline responders with the technology they needed, ensured connectivity and security for CDC’s employees as they moved to 100% telework, and developed new IT tools and services, often in less than 24 hours. She boosted capabilities to block a surge in malicious attacks and helped ensure that 14.5 million worldwide users of CDC’s website retained access to timely, credible information. Her work also enabled the distribution of millions of vaccine doses nationwide. Her foresight and leadership improved CDC’s response to an unprecedented crisis and will serve as a foundation for the future.

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