It's early days! We're still gathering leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to share the secrets behind their success. Here are the speakers we've confirmed for 2016. Check back soon for more.Get your Summit ticket
Kathryn is a Services Director in the CA Technologies Agile Business Unit. In her role she works with teams all over the world—from small research teams working on Horizon 3 product inventions to large-scale product development teams—helping them see how to develop products more nimbly and with more resilience.
3. Intro to agile for government
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Laura Melle is the Senior Procurement Lead for the City of Boston's Department of Innovation and Technology. She works with teams across the City to articulate the challenges faced by Bostonians and find the best partners to help solve them using technology.
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Andrew Nicklin is the Open Data Director at the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University.
10. Running a successful open data program
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Beth Blauer is one of the nation’s leading experts on government performance programs. In March 2015, she was tapped to lead the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) at Johns Hopkins University. As GovEx’s first Executive Director, Blauer and her team help governments make decisions and create policies rooted in evidence, transparent accountability, and citizen engagement.
2. Using data and analytics to measure program success
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Mr. Hecht was appointed President & CEO of Living Cities in July, 2007. Since that time, the organization has adopted a broad, integrative agenda that harnesses the collective knowledge of its 22 member foundations and financial institutions to benefit low income people and the cities where they live. Living Cities deploys a unique blend of more than $140 million in grants, loans and influence to re-engineer obsolete public systems and connect low-income people and underinvested places to opportunity.
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In 2010 Tom co-founded the UK's Government Digital Service (GDS), and served as its deputy director until late 2015.
GDS was established to make sure that the UK government offers world-class digital services that meet people’s needs. GDS is now recognized as a world-leader in digital transformation, and has been cited as a model by the US, Australian and Singapore governments who have since established their own digital departments.
9. From insurgency to the new normal
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Susan Stuart Clark has over 25 years of experience in social and consumer marketing, as well as pioneering work in “community-driven design.”
5. Online tools to expand public participation
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Marina is currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs. She was formerly Senior Advisor to US CTO Todd Park, with a portfolio focusing on both the VA and liberating government data to fuel innovation, create jobs, and improve the lives of everyday Americans.
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Secretary Batjer was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to serve as the first-ever Secretary of CalGovOps, an agency established as part of Brown’s comprehensive overhaul of state government responsible for administering state operations including procurement, real estate, information technology, and human resources.
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Simon is a UK-based researcher for the Leading Edge Forum. Simon’s focus is on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies.
7. Developing your digital strategy: Value mapping government technology
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