Acting Deputy Secretary Gallagher Praises Commerce Employees as Top Innovation Leaders in Government
Acting Deputy Secretary Patrick Gallagher praised four Commerce Department employees today for being among the most innovative employees working in government information technology. Employees at both the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were among the top forward-thinking people working in government IT.
The employees were chosen by FierceGovernmentIT, the publication that annually recognizes a group it calls the "Fierce 15” and tracks federal government information technology developments in U.S. government. The Commerce employees included on this list are the U.S Census Bureau’s Lisa Wolfisch, along with Patrick Grother, Naomi Lefkovitz and Kevin Stine from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Acting Deputy Secretary Gallagher praised the employees saying they "represent the best
the Commerce Department has to offer in spurring innovation across the Federal
IT sector. Their efforts have helped provide greater access
to our data by businesses and communities and have furthered the
administration’s efforts in cybersecurity, privacy standards and biometric