Host Francis Rose discusses IT Modernization as one of the three key drivers of transformation in government. Joined by leaders from the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, United States Department of Agriculture and the IT Alliance for the Public Sector; this program brought to you by CenturyLink will explain how civilian agencies can get to the next-generation network and secure the overall environment.


 Key topics this program will cover: 

  • Detail the pillars of the President’s Management Agenda and the role of information technology modernization in transforming government.
  • Delineate advancements in network technology that are driving innovation.
  • Define information security and discuss approaches to secure government’s more modern infrastructure.
  • Apply private sector practices to enhance agency transformation efforts.
  • Enumerate successful implementation of infrastructure upgrades that improve the effectiveness of the agency’s IT approach.

Appearing on this program with Francis Rose, Government Matters Thought Leadership Network:

  • Joe Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice
  • David Young, Senior Vice President of Strategic Government, CenturyLink
  • Paul Beckman, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security
  • Tacy Summersett, Acting Chief Information Security Officer, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Trey Hodgkins, Senior Vice President, IT Alliance for the Public Sector
  • Zain Ahmed, Senior Director and General Manager, Civilian Sector, CenturyLink

Previous Show: Enabling IT Modernization – Creating a Platform for Transformation

Host Francis Rose discusses IT Modernization and will be joined by IT leaders from the Office of Management and Budget, Department of Justice, Department of Education and some of their counterparts in the private sector.   Appearing on this program with Francis Rose, Government Matters Thought Leadership Network:

  • Margie Graves, U.S. Deputy CIO
  • David Young, Senior Vice President of Strategic Government, CenturyLink
  • Jason Gray, Chief Information Officer, Department of Education
  • Karl Mathias, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice
  • Jim Williams, Partner, Schambach & William’s Consulting and former commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service
  • Seana Gilliland, Vice President of Federal Program Management, CenturyLink

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 This program is brought to you by CenturyLink. This program was created in conjunction with the Government Matters Thought Leadership Network. Government employees were not compensated and do not endorse any companies associated with this program.

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