Rebecca S. Harris, 2009 Honoree

Program executive officer, Global Information Grid Enterprise Services
Defense Information Systems Agency
Arlington, , Va.
Favorite ice cream flavor:
What's in your MP3 player?
Brooks & Dunn
Most valuable career advice:
"Don't sweat the small stuff."
What do you love about IT?
"The fact that it is constantly changing; there is always something new to learn."
Favorite sport:
Horseback riding
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Leadership is founded on strong values such as honesty, integrity and care for people. It's about showing people their leadership potential and enabling them to do their best. I believe that a quality of leadership is realizing that everyone is a leader
"Aha" leadership moment:
"Realizing that the speed of deployment is often more important than a perfect solution. Quickly getting the 80% solution in the hands of the warfighter is a win-win situation. Waiting for the perfect solution makes one irrelevant or overcome by events.
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