GSA’s new chief data officer was a Presidential Innovation Fellow

Paymen Sadegh fills the vacancy left by the agency's first CDO hired in 2013.

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Basil Parker to be appointed Federal CIO

by • 2 weeks ago

The White House announced its intent to appoint him days after it was reported Michael Rigas had possibly been filling the position for months.

Michael Rigas claims acting Federal CIO role

by • 2 weeks ago

The triple-hatted official replaced Suzette Kent back in July, according to his LinkedIn, though OMB did not provide an official start date.

Delayed transition creates IT, cybersecurity risks for Biden team

by • 3 weeks ago

As GSA continues to obstruct the presidential transition, it prevents Biden's team from taking crucial IT steps, such as registering for a .gov domain name.

Tech leaders send congratulations and policy priorities to Biden

by • 3 weeks ago

In a letter sent on Monday, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna laid out the policy initiatives the company seeks to collaborate with the incoming administration.

HHS appoints Perryn Ashmore acting CIO, CDO

by • 3 months ago

Ashmore will pick up where José Arrieta, who resigned to spend more time with his kids, left off with major initiatives like HHS Protect.

Laura Stanton named assistant commissioner of the IT Category at GSA

by • 4 months ago

She's held the role in an acting capacity since June 8. Bill Zielinski previously was in charge of the IT Category office.

Grant Schneider steps down as federal CISO, heads to private sector

by • 4 months ago

A nearly three-decade career in federal IT comes to a close.

HHS CIO Arrieta resigns mid-pandemic

by • 4 months ago

José Arrieta oversaw the launch of HHS Protect, the system informing White House coronavirus decisions, but health experts protested the sidelining of the CDC.

U.S. CTO Kratsios gets second job as Pentagon CTO

by • 5 months ago

He oversaw the launch of the American AI Initiative, National Quantum Coordination Office and COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.

Tech leaders Cheriyan, DeLuca depart GSA

by • 5 months ago

Anil Cheriyan and Bob DeLuca oversaw the expansion of the Centers of Excellence program, but now they're leaving the General Services Administration.

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