Rising Star: George Nicol

Program Specialist, Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement, NASA

Rising Star: Katie Boeckl

Privacy Risk Strategist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Rising Star: Meikle Paschal Jr.

Robotic Process Automation Product Owner, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Get to know the 2020 Rising Stars

FCW profiles 12 early-career phenoms who are driving change in government IT.

Rising Star: Sherri Sokol

Innovation Lead, Defense Information Systems Agency

Rising Star: Ashley Strickland

Growth and Communications Lead, CACI Agile Solution Factory, CACI International

Rising Star: Douglas Smith

Project Manager, FEDSIM, General Services Administration

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These early-career leaders already are having an outsized impact on government IT.

Get to know the 2019 Rising Stars

FCW profiles 21 early-career phenoms who are driving change in government IT.

Rising Star: Dr. Leonie Heyworth

Director of Synchronous Telehealth, VHA Office of Connected Care/ Telehealth Services, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

Rising Star: Michelle Johnson

Communications Manager and Senior Research Analyst, Section 809 Panel, Defense Acquisition University

Rising Star: Christopher Rorvig

Senior Consultant, Consulting Services, CGI Federal

Rising Star: Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi

Acquisitions Lead, Centers of Excellence, General Services Administration

Rising Star: Samer Madarani

Partner Account Director - Partnership Development, Dovel Technologies