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Vivek Kundra, Chief Technology Officer, District of Columbia Government, will discuss how he is aggressively transforming the technology infrastructure at the District. He will also seek our input on some of the most vexing problems being tackled by his department.Vivek’s work in DC has been widely covered in the press. Here are links to a few articles:
Vivek is the CTO for the District of Columbia leading an organization of over 600 staff that provides technology services and leadership for 86 agencies, 38,000 employees, residents, businesses, and 14 million annual visitors. He brings to the role of CTO a diverse record that combines technology and public policy experience in government, private industry, and academia. Previously, Vivek served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the first dual cabinet role in the state’s history.In the private sector, Vivek led technology companies serving national and international customers. Earlier he served as Director of Infrastructure Technology for Arlington, Virginia. He also taught classes on emerging and disruptive technologies at the University of Maryland. Since Vivek became District CTO, he has been honored with major IT awards. In 2008, the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium recognized him among outstanding IT innovators. In addition, InfoWorld Magazine named Vivek among its “CTO 25″.
WHEN: January 15, 2009 from 8 AM - 10 AM
WHERE: Nortel Government Solutions
12730 Fair Lakes Circle