WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Wolf Tombe was honored on March 20 at the 24th Annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
"This significant achievement is a result of the efforts and dedication exhibited by Mr. Tombe and his staff," said David V. Aguilar, Deputy Commissioner, CBP. "On behalf of CBP, I want to congratulate Wolf and thank him for his continued dedication to the agency and to innovative thinking."
As the CTO, Mr. Tombe oversees technology strategies, architectures and manages new technology product developments to gain operational efficiencies, cost savings and technological advancements CBP-wide. He provides technical leadership to achieve CBP strategic goals in alignment with DHS' objectives and provides actionable thought leadership on technology transformation issues, initiatives, and management to executive leadership and stakeholders.
This year's winners, chosen by a select panel of government and industry leaders, include 22 from industry, two from academia, one from state government and 75 from the federal government-with 56 in civilian agencies, 15 in the defense sector and four from Capitol Hill.
These award winners represent a wide range of accomplishments, for a full profile of all the winners pick up the March 30 issue of Federal Computer Week, or FCW, or check it out on-line at Federal Computer Week.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.