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NAPA Fellow

Amy-Edwards Holmes

Executive Director

Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence

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NAPA Fellow

Amy-Edwards Holmes

Executive Director

Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence

Executive with a proven record driving digital transformations, advancing the adoption of innovative technology, and solving complex problems within large enterprises. Experience defining and executing the vision for modern digital products that focus on meeting customer needs, transforming business processes, and leading agile delivery solutions

NAPA Fellow

Dan Chenok

Executive Director

IBM Center for The Business of Government

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NAPA Fellow

Dan Chenok

Executive Director

IBM Center for The Business of Government

Dan Chenok is Executive Director of the IBM Center for The Business of Government. He oversees all of the Center's activities in connecting research to practice to benefit government, and has written and spoken extensively around government technology, cybersecurity, privacy, regulation, budget, acquisition, and Presidential transitions. Mr. Chenok previously led consulting services for Public Sector Technology Strategy, working with IBM government, healthcare, and education clients.

Mr. Chenok serves in numerous industry leadership positions. He is a CIO SAGE and member of the Research Advisory Council with the Partnership for Public Service, Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, Member of the Board of Directors for the Senior Executives Association, Member of the Government Accountability Office Polaris Advisory Council for Science and Technology, Member of the American University IT Executive Council, and Mentor with the Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability Fellowship.  Previously, he served as Chair of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) for the government-led American Council for Technology (ACT), Chair of the Cyber Subcommittee of the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Chair of the NIST-sponsored Federal Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, and two-time Cybersecurity commission member with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mr. Chenok also generally advises public sector leaders on a wide range of management issues. Finally, Mr. Chenok serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor with the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, teaching at the school's Washington, DC Center.

Before joining IBM, Mr. Chenok was a Senior Vice President for Civilian Operations with Pragmatics, and prior to that was a Vice President for Business Solutions and Offerings with SRA International.

As a career Government executive, Mr. Chenok served as Branch Chief for Information Policy and Technology with the Office of Management and Budget, where he led a staff with oversight of federal information and IT policy, including electronic government, computer security, privacy and IT budgeting. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Branch Chief and Desk Officer for Education, Labor, HHS, and related agencies in OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Chenok began his government service as an analyst with the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and left government service at the end of 2003.

In 2008, Mr. Chenok served on President Barack Obama’s transition team as the Government lead for the Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform group, and as a member of the OMB Agency Review Team.

Mr. Chenok has won numerous honors and awards, including a 2010 Federal 100 winner for his work on the presidential transition, the 2016 Eagle Award for Industry Executive of the Year, and the 2002 Federal CIO Council Azimuth Award for Government Executive of the Year.

Mr. Chenok earned a BA from Columbia University and a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Virginia Huth

SES Assistant Commissioner, Office of Regulatory and Oversight Systems

Office of Technology Transformation Services, General Services Administration

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Virginia Huth

SES Assistant Commissioner, Office of Regulatory and Oversight Systems

Office of Technology Transformation Services, General Services Administration

Virginia Huth currently serves as the SES Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Regulatory and Oversight Systems in the Office of Technology Transformation Services at the General Services Administration.  Virginia has served in five Senior Executive positions of increasing responsibility over 17 years at both the GSA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  She began her public service career at the White House Office of Management and Budget and possesses 25 years of federal experience as well as five years as a Managing Consultant with IBM Global Services. Virginia holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California.

Gloria Vargas

Principal Account Executive

AWS

Gloria Vargas

Principal Account Executive

AWS

George Jackson

VP of Events

GovExec

George Jackson

VP of Events

GovExec

Join Us December 4, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. ET!

A key question, of course, is how AI will change government. In an earlier show, we focused on the delivery of government services to citizens and how AI might affect citizen interaction with government and with government employees. In this show, we want to look at the impact of AI on the internal operations of government itself. Our sandbox (if you will) – government rulemaking, regulations and implementation guidance.

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