When Shawn Kingsberry became the Chief Technology Officer of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board in 2009, it had a blank slate – just a few good ideas and the urgency to create a terrific website.

So Kingsberry rolled up his sleeves and led the effort to create, a site with bullet-proof security that attracted nearly one million visitors a month at its peak. It has become a model for disclosure and open government. Keep reading →

Steven Pirzchalski is a very popular guy these days.

As director of enterprise telecommunications for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he’s the VA’s IPv6 lead person on transitioning the agency to the new version of Internet protocol. He’s also the point person to answer every question other agencies have about the transition, a role the Office of Management and Budget gave him three months ago. Keep reading →