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Rocky Campione

CIO, Department of Energy

Federal Leadership of the Year

Energy CIO Rocky Campione’s office rapidly expanded the department’s capabilities in March so 80% of its workforce could work remotely, a “legendary” response, he said. Since then, Campione has overseen the establishment of an Innovation Community Center delivering advanced analytics-as-a-service and AI capabilities across agencies. “I look forward to continuing to remove bureaucratic barriers to innovation that will help unleash our National Labs’ abilities to make world-changing discoveries,” he said. “This includes reducing the time to attain an authority to operate, renegotiating enterprise agreements to speed procurement and lower costs, and identifying new technologies that can be brought in to help the DOE accomplish its mission.”