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Promoting IT Transparency for Federal Government - Aneesh Chopra

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/04/An_Evening_with_Aneesh_Chopra_CTO_of_the_US Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, discusses how the newly created government website IT Dashboard is helping to create a culture of government accountability through information transparency. ----- Aneesh Chopra was appointed by President Barack Obama as the nation's first Chief Technology Officer in April 2009, with the mandate to promote technological innovation to help the country meet its most urgent priorities - from creating jobs and reducing health care costs to keeping our nation secure. Don't miss this opportunity to hear and interact with Mr. Chopra in his first Bay Area appearance. - Churchill Club Aneesh Chopra is the Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States. He served as Virginia's Secretary of Technology as well as having previously served as Managing Director for the Advisory Board Company, leading the firms Financial Leadership Council and the Working Council for Health Plan Executives. On announcing Chopra's appointment, President Obama outlined his aims for the CTO. "As Chief Technology Officer, Chopra's job will be to promote technological innovation to help the country meet its goals such as job creation, reducing health care costs, and protecting the homeland. Together with Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, their jobs are to make the government more effective, efficient, and transparent."
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