What are the strategic priorities of the U.S. Census Bureau? How is the Census Bureau changing the way it does business? What is the Census Bureau doing to innovate and make a difference? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these and more with Dr. Nancy Potok, Deputy Director and COO, US Census Bureau next week on The Business of Government Hour.

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Mr. Mark E. Krzysko serves as the Deputy Director, Enterprise Information. In this senior leadership position, Mr. Krzysko directs data governance, technical transformation and shared services efforts to make timely, authoritative acquisition information available to support oversight of the Department of Defense’s major programs; a portfolio totaling more than $1.6 trillion of investment funds over the lifecycle of the programs.

Preceding his current position, Mr. Krzysko served as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (ADUSD) for Business Transformation, providing strategic guidance for re-engineering the Department’s business system investment decision-making processes. He also served as ADUSD for Strategic Sourcing and Acquisition Processes and as Director of the Supply Chain Systems Transformation Directorate, championing innovative uses of information technologies to improve and streamline the supply chain process for the Department. As the focal point for supply chain systems, Mr. Krzysko was responsible for transformation, implementation and oversight of enterprise capabilities for the acquisition, logistics and procurement communities. In addition, Mr. Krzysko served as advisor to the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Business Transformation on supply chain matters and as the functional process proponent to the Department’s Business Transformation efforts, resulting in the establishment of the Business Transformation Agency.

In March of 2002, Mr. Krzysko joined the Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy office as Deputy Director of e-Business. As the focal point for the Acquisition Domain, he was responsible for oversight and transformation of the acquisition community into a strategic business enterprise. This included driving the adoption of e-business practices across the Department, leading the move to modernize processes and systems, and managing the investment review process and portfolio of business systems. Mr. Krzysko served as the Division Director of Electronic Commerce Solutions for the Naval Air Systems Command from June 2000 to March 2002. From April 1991 until March 2000, Mr. Krzysko served in various senior-level acquisition positions at the Naval Air Systems Command, including Contracting Officer of F/A-18 Foreign Military Sales, F/A-18 Developmental Programs, and the F-14. In addition, he served as Program Manager of Partnering, the Acquisition Business Process Re-engineering Effort, and as Acquisition Program Manager for the Program Executive Office for Tactical Aircraft.

Mr. Krzysko began his career in the private sector in various executive and managerial positions including Assistant Managing Director for Lord & Taylor Department Stores and Operations Administrator for Woodward & Lothrop Department Stores. Mr. Krzysko holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Maryland, University College, College Park, Maryland, and a Master of General Administration, Financial Management from the same institution.

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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. Discussion on what makes an effective Leader and why pursue a career in Public Service. Special guests includes:

  • 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

Rear Adm. Hunter discusses the Tricare program for the military health system.

Rear Admiral Christine Hunter tells us about the efforts and initiatives pursued to facilitate service members from deployment to employment.