Business Development Civilian Programs
Deirdre Murray joined CenturyLink in April 2008 as Business Development Principal with a focus on federal civilian agencies. She has over 25 years experience in both the public and private sector technology arena and has held key positions in management, operations, marketing, and business development. She serves on the board of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) and TechAmerica's Strategic Forecast Council, and is active in the Industry Advisory Council (IAC).
Deirdre is a two-time Federal Computer Week "FED 100" award recipient. Deirdre was honored with the Industry Advisory Council's (IAC) distinguished Janice K. Mendenhall "Spirit of Leadership" Award in 2010 for her long-standing commitment to advance government through technology. She also received the Chairman's Award in 2008, the Women in Technology's "Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2007, and the ITAA Chairman's Award in 2008.
In the past, Deirdre held key management positions at Sprint Federal, GTE and U S WEST. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and attended graduate school at the University of Maryland, University College.