The 2020 Federal 100

This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

The power of the individual informs FCW's coverage each and every day, but with the Federal 100, we take time to really spotlight and celebrate it. The women and men listed here are proof positive of what one person can make possible in federal IT; click on any name below to learn more about that winner's accomplishments.

Note: Winners’ affiliations in this list reflect where the accomplishments being recognized took place. Several individuals have since changed jobs; those moves are noted in their individual profiles.

Combiz R. Abdolrahimi
Emerging Technology and Innovation Leader, Government & Public Services
Deloitte Consulting

Gundeep Ahluwalia
Department of Labor

Dr. Mohamed N. Ahmed
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, AI Chief Scientist & Director, IBM Federal

Gerard Badorrek
Chief Financial Officer
General Services Administration

Bo Berlas
Chief Information Security Officer
General Services Administration

David J. Berteau
President and CEO
Professional Services Council

Alexis Bonnell
Chief Innovation Officer
U.S. Agency for International Development

Tom Brandt
Chief Risk Officer
Internal Revenue Service

Jason Brown
Director, CSAF Strategic Studies Group
Department of the Air Force

Jordan Burris
Chief of Staff, Office of the Federal CIO
Office of Management and Budget

David Catanoso
Director, Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office, Office of Information and Technology
Department of Veterans Affairs

Anil Cheriyan
Director, Technology Transformation Services and Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration

David Chow
Department of Housing and Urban Development

Cecilia Coates
Managing Director, Program Management and Policy
Department of State

Judith A. Conklin
Deputy CIO
Library of Congress

Timothy W. Cooke, Ph.D.
President and CEO
ASI Government

Lisa Costa
CIO, US Special Operations Command
Department of Defense

Jennifer L. Edgin
CTO, Deputy Commandant for Information, Headquarters Marine Corps
U.S. Marine Corps

Neil C. Evans
Chief Officer, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs

Rebecca Fair

Gerard A. Fasano
President, Defense Group

LTG Stephen Fogarty
Commanding General, Army Cyber Command
U.S. Army

Christine L. Gex
Innovation and Robotic Process Automation Lead, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Financial Information Management
Department of the Army

Donnie Harp
Director of the Integration Services Directorate, HQ Cyberspace Capabilities Center (CCC)
Department of the Air Force

Steve Harris
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Dell Technologies

Debbie Hren
Transition Director, Office of Telecommunications Services
General Services Administration

Daniel C. Ireland
Enterprise Architect, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane
Department of the Navy

Holly S. Joers
Interim Deputy Director, Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Office
Department of Defense

Mark Junda
Director, Procurement Service E, Technology Acquisition Center
Department of Veterans Affairs

Suzette Kent
Federal CIO
Office of Management and Budget

Beth Anne B. Killoran
Deputy CIO
General Services Administration

Col. Robert King
Senior Materiel Leader, Enterprise IT and Cyber Infrastructure Division
U.S. Air Force

Mike J. Kirkland
Senior Vice President, Offerings and Solutions Development
Perspecta Inc.

Stephen R. Kovac
Vice President of Global Government and Head of Corporate Compliance

Chris Krebs
Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Department of Homeland Security

Jim Kren
Director, Systems Development in the Concepts, Development and Management Office, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
Department of the Air Force

Jennifer Kuk
IT Category Management Specialist, Office of Federal Procurement Policy
Office of Management and Budget

Betsy Kulick
CDM Deputy Program Manager, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Department of Homeland Security

Rep. James R. Langevin
U.S. Congressman
House of Representatives

Stefanie Langsam
Deputy Special Master
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Paul R. Lawrence
Under Secretary for Benefits
Department of Veterans Affairs

Susan Lawrence
Managing Director, Armed Forces Sector
Accenture Federal Services

Naomi Lefkovitz
Senior Privacy Policy Advisor
National Institute of Standards and Technology

David Levy
Vice President, Federal Government
Amazon Web Services

Ellen Lord
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Department of Defense

Ashley Mahan
Director, Secure Cloud Portfolio and FedRAMP, Technology Transformation Service
General Services Administration

BGen Lorna M. Mahlock
Division Director, IC4, Headquarters Marine Corps, Deputy Commandant for Information
U.S. Marine Corps

Stacy Marcott
Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer
Department of Homeland Security

Doc McConnell
Cybersecurity Policy Analyst, Office of the Federal CIO
Office of Management and Budget

Danielle Metz
Principal Director for the Deputy CIO for Information Enterprise
Department of Defense

Terry C. Miller
Chief Operating Officer
Karsun Solutions

Bill Monet
President and CEO

Drew Myklegard
Executive Director, Demand Management, Office of Information & Technology
Department of Veterans Affairs

GEN Paul Nakasone
Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and Director, National Security Agency
National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command

John B. O'Grady
Acting Director, Digital Services Division, Office of Inspector General
Department of Health and Human Services

Robert Osborn
CTO, Global Governments

Mamatha Pancholi
Chief Data Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Department of Health and Human Services

Dennis Papula
Chief Business Technology Officer, Program Support Center
Department of Health and Human Services

CDR Tom Parker, PhD
Cyber Warfare Engineer, Naval Sea Systems Command
U.S. Navy

Riya Patel
Program Manager, Government

Timothy M. Persons, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist and Managing Director of Science and Technology Assessment, and Analytics
Government Accountability Office

Charlie Phalen
Acting Director, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
Department of Defense

Heather Putman
Product Director, General Funds Enterprise Business System Development & Modernization, Army PEO EIS
Department of the Army

Lt. Cmdr. Michael Pyne
MyNavy HR CIO Deputy Chief Engineer
US Navy, N16

Claire Perez Redondo
Director International Civilian & Military Transportation & Networks - International Ops

Dave Rey
President, Global Public Sector

Maria Roat
Small Business Administration

Anthony Robbins
Vice President of Public Sector

Capt. Kurt Rothenhaus
Major Program Manager, Tactical Network Program Office (PEO C4I/PMW-160)
U.S. Navy

Francisco Salguero
Federal Communications Commission

Mehul Sanghani
Octo Consulting Group

Shannon E. Seay
Program Manager, Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program
U.S. Navy

Bharti Shah

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan
Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center
Department of Defense

Chad Sheridan
Director, Service Delivery and Operations, Farm Production and Conservation Business Center,
Department of Agriculture

Stephanie Shutt
Director, Multiple Award Schedule Program Management Office, Federal Acquisition Service,
General Services Administration

Gabriel L. Slater
Senior Counsel – Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Department of Homeland Security

Anthony C. Smith
Lead, DOD Information Network Transport Capabilities, Office of the CIO
Department of Defense

Paul Smith
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Public Sector
Red Hat

Traci Smith
Program Manager
Department of Labor

Steven B. Sousa
Vice President
CGI Federal

Paul Strasser

Capt. Veronique Louise Streeter
Acting Director of Command Control Communications and Information, Office of the CIO
Department of Defense

Toni Townes-Whitley
President, U.S. Regulated Industries

Elaine Turville
Managing Director
Accenture Federal Services

Louis W. Uccellini, Ph.D.
Director, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Department of Commerce

Donald Upson
Upson Technology Group

Marc R. Vandeveer
Chief Innovation Officer, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
U.S. Air Force

Jonathan Veal
Director - Public Sector
Stardog Union

Peter Villano
Professional Staff Member
House Armed Services Committee

Lt. Col. Stacie L. Voorhees
Commander, 690th Network Support Squadron
Air Force

Mike Walsh
Vice President for Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Federal Systems Integrator
Forescout Technologies

Gary Wang
Vice President, Cloud, Infrastructure, and Security Services
Unisys Federal

Garth A. White
Chief Information Security Officer, Science and Technology Directorate
Department of Homeland Security

Gary White
Lead Project Manager
General Services Administration

Col. Frederick D. Williams
Acting Director, Spectrum Policy & Programs, Office of the CIO
Department of Defense

Courtney A. Winship
Chief, Digital Services Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Homeland Security

Joanne Woytek
NASA SEWP Program Director

David Young
Senior Vice President, Public Sector

Judith R. Zawatsky
Assistant Commissioner Office of Systems Management, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration