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How New Technologies can Transform Government

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra will be speaking at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on April 28 at 6 p.m. Attend Chopra’s event.

Aneesh ChopraAs the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Chopra served as assistant to the U.S. President and designed the National Wireless Initiative. He also helped launch Startup America and executed an “open innovation” strategy across the government built on private sector collaboration–opening up data, convening on standards and staffing “lean government startups.”

Chopra will share insights from his unique experience and expand on his book, “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government,” which focused on how we can tap entrepreneurial problem solvers to address challenges in health, energy and education markets among other public and regulated sectors.

Chopra is currently the co-founder and executive vice president of Hunch Analytics, a technology firm focused on improving the productivity of public and regulated sectors of the economy through data analytics. He serves as a Member of the Council on Virginia’s Future. In 2011, Chopra was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare (#39) and in 2008, to Government Technology magazine’s Top 25 in their Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers issue.

Chopra will be speaking at George Mason University (April 28) as part of the School of Business’s Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series. Register for the event.

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Janet Palmisano

Janet Palmisano is a member of the Recruiting and Admissions team at the George Mason University School of Business.

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