This GovernmentCIO Media & Research CXO Tech Forum brought government and industry leaders together at two sessions, morning and evening. The evening session featured a networking reception and lightning talks by leaders from NASA, BMNT Partners and Datrium. Leaders from DHS, USAID, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, SBA, Health and Human Services, Apple and Dcode were also in attendance at the networking reception to meet attendees and share stories about their innovation programs.
GovernmentCIO Media President Steve Vito delivers opening remarks at the March 15 "Uncle Sam Meets Silicon Valley" event, a two-part exploratory forum with breakfast and evening sessions. The forum explored how federal agencies have connected with emerging technology companies and worked through the contracting and hiring roadblocks to embrace a culture of innovation.
Wyn Elder, partner at the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, talks with GovernmentCIO Media's Michael Hoffman about DIUx's role in helping guide companies. Specifically, guiding nontraditional technology companies do business with the government and how innovation differs between the public and private sectors.
GovernmentCIO Media President Steve Vito convenes the event sponsors to provide the industry perspective on how their respective companies have helped spur innovation in government. Featured: Anthony Robbins of NVIDIA, Nick Psaki of Pure Storage and Dave Egts of Red Hat.