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Bobby Saxon

Deputy CIO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Federal Leadership of the Year

Bobby Saxon, a longtime player in the federal IT field, has had a big 2020. He was promoted to deputy CIO of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. His new role in the Office of IT comes after three years of service at the health care insurance agency. Most recently he served as director of CMS’s Office of Emergency Preparedness & Response Operations, a role that’s been key during the agency’s response to the coronavirus.