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GovCast will tell the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. We’ll share untold stories about how these influencers got to where they are, their passions in and outside of technology and the roadblocks they’ve conquered. You’ll find these stories are not always what you’d expect them to be.

This episode features Sezin Palmer, mission area executive for National Health for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. Palmer uses her education in engineering to revolutionize health, so that one day people won't have to go to a medical facility to know what's going on in their bodies. Her first role at APL was a program area manager for submarine warfare, where she worked on keeping Navy submarine crews safe before women were even allowed to join them. 

Steve Blank, Steve Blank, father of modern entrepreneurship, founder of the Lean Startup movement and original Silicon Valley-er. Blank founded eight companies and authored two books about executing startup business models.
GSA's Justin Herman talks about his transition from public affairs officer in the Air Force to social technologist.
Nick Psaki joined us to talk about how he went from working with the Army's top intelligence leaders to helping lead Pure Storage's efforts.



CyberCast offers a different and thoughtful perspective on the cybersecurity issues facing industry and government today. Kiersten Todt and Roger Cressey's experience in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and working with Fortune 100 companies while leading Liberty Group Ventures helps them to identify what’s important for improving our nation’s cybersecurity.

November 12, 2018 |  Grant Schneider, U.S. CISO, joined CyberCast podcast hosts Kiersten Todt and Roger Cressey. Schneider discussed the outsized role social media platforms can play, the government’s policies on offensive cyber capabilities, cyber tools, and the need for streamlined procurement processes. He also talked about how cloud needs to be considered a piece of critical infrastructure that must be protected since so many government agencies depend on the cloud for IT support.

Karen Evans discusses government's coordination with industry on energy safety, and the role of DoE in responding to cyber and natural disasters
Ellen Nakashima from The Washington Post joins Todt and Cressey to discuss Russia’s activities in the mid-term elections among other topics.
Jim Miller, former undersecretary of defense for policy, sits down with Kiersten Todt and Roger Cressey to discuss Congress' role in delivering effective sanctions.