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The Building Blocks of Federal AI

Artificial intelligence presents potential breakthroughs for government agencies not seen since the internet was first introduced. In fact, the White House recently published an AI Executive Order. Inside, explore the critical efforts underway to enable ethical and responsible AI development in the federal government. You’ll learn:

  • The key elements comprising operational and responsible AI.
  • Factors to consider in responsible AI development.
  • Where user-centered design fits into the process.
  • and more…

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Kathleen is a leader focused on large scale responsible technology transformation for our client’s most critical and sensitive mission areas. She is leading the development and expansion of Maximus’ AI and Advanced Analytics portfolio within Federal Technology Consulting Services. An expert in AI, data science, strategy, and change management, Kathleen has more than 20 years of experience working with clients across the Federal Government.

She focuses on the convergence of mission and AI with a special emphasis on the human elements of adoption. This includes working with organizations on responsibly thinking about data as an asset, the evolution of the technical architecture to eliminate continual redesign, the evolution of human roles to allow more time for critical thinking and building ethical AI controls and measures into the fabric of an organization.

Prior to joining Maximus, she served as a Director at Booz Allen Hamilton leading highly technical cross-functional teams through transformation. She established and scaled Booz Allen’s AI strategy and training capabilities, that center on empowering organizations to grow their ability to harness analytics for data-driven decision making. She was a founding member of the team that developed Booz Allen’s award-winning Data Science 5K Challenge program, which focused on upskilling the firm’s data science workforce to help clients use data in new ways. Booz Allen’s artificial intelligence (AI) practice. Kathleen led the development of the firm’s AI governance and risk management procedures and operating practices as a part of the development of Booz Allen’s Responsible AI efforts.

Kathleen has an M.S. in intelligence analysis from Mercyhurst College and a B.S. in business administration from Georgetown University. She holds a Change Management Advanced Practitioner certification from Georgetown and a Psychology of Leadership graduate certificate from Cornell University.

Vice President, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Maximus

Joseph C. Jeter, Jr. is a seasoned executive specializing in technology strategy development, process improvement, and operational execution for global technology companies and government agencies. Mr. Jeter’s IT enterprise systems acumen emanates from his early years as a systems engineer at Verizon, where he advanced into large-scale IT strategy and systems delivery with domestic and international impact. Mr. Jeter is adept at identifying and adopting emerging technologies that can deliver business value and mission acceleration. Through his work in business turnaround and strategic growth, he has had a multi-billion-dollar revenue impact on businesses where he has served. With an eye to new horizons, Mr. Jeter has raised over $20M in funding to fuel the growth of several early-stage technology companies in the 5G telecommunications and artificial intelligence space, including Groopview and 5x5 Technologies.

Mr. Jeter has worked and managed IT and Telecom operations for businesses and governments in the USA and over 40 countries, including the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Lesotho, Philippines, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Jordan. 

Senior Vice President of Federal Technology, Maximus
Clare Martorana
Clare Martorana
Federal CIO
Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson
Former Deputy Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy