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FOSE Conference to Feature Top Technologists from Government and Enterprise Markets

FOSE, the intersection of people, technology and knowledge, is taking place next week, bringing together top names in government and enterprise technology as speakers in its robust conference agenda, which features more than 60 sessions in eight tracks. The FOSE conference and expo will take place May 13-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. and is free of charge to government personnel.

Among the widely esteemed speakers participating in each track are:

Cloud and Virtualization

  • Susie Adams, CTO, Microsoft’s Federal Government Business
  • Scott Alcott, CIO, Comcast Enterprise Technology within NETO
  • Shawn Kingsberry, CIO, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
  • Dawn Leaf, CIO, Department of Labor
  • Robert Owens, CIO, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General
  • Max Peterson, director, Federal Government, Amazon Web Services
  • Michelle Rudnicki, vice president, Cloud Computing Growth Initiatives, IBM Federal Market


  • Anil Karmel, founder and CEO, C2 Labs
  • Terry Roberts, vice president, Cyber Engineering & Analytics, TASC
  • Lisa Schlosser, deputy associate administrator, Office of E-Government and Information Technology in the Office of Management and Budget
  • Ari Schwartz, senior director for Cybersecurity, National Security Council Staff at The White House

Mobile Government

  • Kathleen Frisbee, Ph.D., co-director, Connected Health, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Shawn Hardenbrook, director of Web and Mobile Solutions, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Michael Valivullah, Ph.D., CTO, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS/USDA)

Big Data and Records and Information Management (RIM)

  • Ajay Budhraja, senior executive, IT expert and CTO, Department of Justice EOIR
  • Ren Cahoon, executive advisor and former NARA CIO, Reynolds Cahoon, LLC
  • Mark Forman, FOSE Advisory Council Program Chair
  • Dave McClure, J.D., Office of the Chief Information Officer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Kshemendra Paul, program manager, Information Sharing Environment
  • Susan Sallaway, Records Officer, Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Simon Szykman, Ph.D., CIO, U.S. Department of Commerce

Acquisitions and Procurement

  • Dan Chenok, executive director, IBM Center for The Business of Government
  • Kimberly McCabe, president and CEO, ASI Government
  • Joanie Newhart, associate administrator for Acquisition Workforce Programs, Office of Management and Budget

Project Management

  • Jon Boyle, deputy CKO, NASA Office of the Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO)
  • Ed Hoffman, CKO, NASA
  • Jordon Sims, director, Organization Relations & Programs, PMI

Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism

  • Ron Layton, deputy CIO, U.S. Secret Service
  • Jeff Lush, CTO, Dell Services Federal Government
  • Sanjay Virmani, director, Digital Crime Center, INTERPOL

Close to 5,000 people have registered for the conference; join them today by registering at FOSE.com. The full conference and expo are free for government employees. Contractors and industry can attend the conference for a small fee.

About FOSE

For 37 years, FOSE has served as the nation's premier event for government technology professionals seeking tools and best practices to equip their agency for the 21st century. From policy updates—straight from the Hill—to exclusive insights from today's leading authorities to the most comprehensive showcase of technology in action—it's all at FOSE. For more information, visit FOSE.com. Please click here to register as press.

FOSE is being held in conjunction with GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East. GovSec is the country’s largest and most dynamic government security event.

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