What is the U.S. Department of Justice’s information technology strategy? How is the DOJ keeping pace with transformative IT advances? What is the DOJ doing to build a Future Ready Workforce?  Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with our very special guest, Joe Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Justice.

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What is the DOT’s information technology strategy? How is the DOT keeping pace with transformative IT advances? What is the DOT doing to advance its use of enterprise services and collaborative work options? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with Richard McKinney, Chief Information Officer at the US Department of Transportation.

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What is the Federal Communications Commission information technology strategy? How is the FCC keeping pace with transformative IT advances? What is the FCC doing to advance its use of enterprise services and collaborative work options? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Bray, Chief Information Officer at the Federal Communications Commission.

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What is the IT strategy for the Defense Health Agency? How has it enhanced DoD’s IT efforts to delivery care anytime, anywhere? How is the DHA modernizing its technology infrastructure and realizing a robust integrated electronic health record? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dave Bowen, CIO at the Defense Health Agency.

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Robert J. Osborn II, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is currently the Associate Administrator for Information Management and Chief Information Officer for the National Nuclear Security Administration under the Department of Energy.  Mr. Osborn has recently been appointed to be the NNSA Transformation Executive and will lead the agency’s move to “OneNNSA.”  Mr. Osborn’s previous assignment was as the Deputy Director for Distribution Portfolio Management, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

As a U.S. Marine, Mr. Osborn held assignments in batteries, battalions and squadrons as well as on division and fleet service support group staffs.  He has served in a number of specialties, including C-130 radio operator, field artilleryman and NCO school instructor. He has also been a combat cargo officer aboard the USS Dubuque and Amphibious Squadron 11 staff. Mr. Osborn served in the Marine Security Guard Program at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, and provided personal protection for the Chief of Naval Operations.

Prior to his retirement in 2001, Mr. Osborn was Chief of the Logistics Automation Branch at Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps. He has since held a number of positions of increasing responsibility within Headquarters Department of the Army, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (G4), last serving as the Logistics Chief Information Officer.

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Harvey Koeppel is Executive Director of the Center for CIO Leadership. In this capacity, Harvey sets the Center’s strategy and directs internaland external operations. He also serves as Chairman of the Center’s Advisory Committee.

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Ivan Handler is the Chief Information Officer of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, where he started in 2005.

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Richard Spires is the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security.

Mr. Spires is responsible for the department’s $6.4 billion investment in Information Technology (IT).

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Mr. Bowen is the Assistant Administrator for Information Services and Chief Information Officer for the Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Bowen has over 25 years experience in healthcare information technology management in the provider, payer, consultant and vendor areas. He was formerly the Senior Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Blue Shield of California, a $6.2 billion health plan with over 2.5 million members and the 2nd largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in California. He directed Blue Shield’s information technology, telecommunication, business recovery and web implementation resources with an operating budget in excess of $100 million. Mr. Bowen sat on Blue Shield’s Operations Committee and its Senior Staff.

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Leaders Speak – Special Edition Part III. Discussion on career in Public Service.  Special guests includes:

  • Rob Carey, Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer
  • Ambassador Patrick F. Kennedy, Under Secretary of U.S. Department of State
  • Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
  • Clay Johnson III, formal Deputy Director for Management U.S. Office of management and Budget
  • Tim Cain, formal Governor of Virginia

Leaders Speak – Special Edition Part II. Discussion on what makes an effective Leader and why pursue a career in Public Service.  Special guests includes:

  • Rob Carey, Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer
  • Ambassador Patrick F. Kennedy, Under Secretary of U.S. Department of State
  • Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)