Travis Sorensen Named 2019 Rising Star

Federal Computer Week (FCW) recognized Travis Sorensen, Oddball CEO and co-founder, as a 2019 Rising Star. Travis joins a list of dedicated “government IT’s disruptors, innovators and emerging leaders.” The prestigious Rising Star award is presented by FCW, GCNWashington Technology and Defense Systems

Travis leverages his previous experience as a Veteran, entrepreneur, mentor and developer to manage all facets of the software company’s fast-growing business. Sorensen has led Oddball’s strategic transformation by seeking innovative solutions, investing in advanced technology and highly skilled talent. He is currently focused on supporting digital initiatives for Veterans Affairs (VA), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other partners. 

“I am absolutely honored and humbled to be named an FCW 2019 Rising Star. I would like to congratulate the incredible group of innovators that are transforming digital services in the public sector,” said Travis Sorensen. “On a personal note, I’ve learned so much over the years working with Ad Hoc and the Digital Services Coalition. Thank you to my mentors, partners, and colleagues for your support and dedication to improving how Government works for our citizens.”

Oddball is proud of Travis Sorensen’s accomplishments in the IT community. Travis is known for his personable leadership style and serving as an advocate for service members, Veterans and spouses. Colleagues will celebrate the 2019 Rising Star recipients at the Government Innovation Awards dinner on November 7, 2019.


Oddball is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) dedicated to digital modernization of federal services. As a unique digital agency, Oddball supports federal clients, from design to deployment, using scalable software solutions that are purpose-built for the citizens they serve and the workforces they enable. Experienced teams of full-stack developers, human-centered designers, product managers, and project managers offer a proven record of delivery excellence in enterprise DevOps​, cloud migration, user experience, continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment. Visit us at ​​ to learn more.

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