In a week filled with high-level IT comings and goings, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has picked a new top tech official.
The president's pick to advise on science and tech named research, education and workforce development and public-private partnerships as top priorities.
These early-career leaders already are having an outsized impact on government IT.
Kelly Olson will step in as acting TTS director and FAS deputy commissioner on Aug. 27.
With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.
The FBI named new executives to lead its cyber and IT operations, as some of the agency's top cybersecurity officials move to the private sector.
Ely plans to work on efforts to merge Office of Personnel Management back-office operations into the General Services Administration and then retire from federal service.
The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.
A former OPM executive will lead GSA’s planned Service Management Office as the agencies merge operations.
Sara Mosley, the chief enterprise architect for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, will be leaving her post in mid-August.
One of the primary architects of GSA’s Centers of Excellence program will return to the private sector at the end of August.
Three-time Fed 100 winner led major transformation efforts at the Social Security Administration, NOAA and USPTO.
Kelvin Droegemeier, an extreme-weather expert, is the president's pick for the long-vacant Office of Science and Technology Policy director's post.
The Department of Energy tapped a supercomputing veteran to help run its nascent Exascale Computing Program.
A career Marine Corps officer and cybersecurity specialist, James Gfrerer most recently worked for Ernst & Young.
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