ATARC Government Advisory Board
Deputy Director, Center for Information Technology, National Institutes of Health**
Lead DevSecOps Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)
Melvin Brown II
Associate Chief Information Officer for Strategy & Policy at U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Chief Information Officer, ITA
Chief Technology Officer, Department of Justice, United States Trustees Program
Customer Experiance Lead, US Small Business Administration (SBA)
Chakib Chraibi, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Chief Data Scientist/Acting Associate Director, Office of Data Services, National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Department of Commerce
Chief Information Officer, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Chief Enterprise Architect, Federal Transit Administration
Chief Data Officer and Senior Data Scientist Excellence in Government Senior Fellow Dale Carnegie Senior Fellow, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Chief Enterprise Architect, SBA
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of Strategic Sourcing, VA
Sr. Application Developer/Architect | DevOps Engineer, Smithsonian Institution | National Museum of African American History & Culture
LT Kenneth Miltenberger
Mobility and Communications Requirements Manager, USCG
Senior Advisor, Office of Human Capital, U.S. Department of the Interior
Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Director, System Configuration & Delivery Automation Division, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Senior Cyber Technology Officer, USMC
Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer for Transformation and Data, Deputy Chief Data Officer, NASA
Associate Chief Information Officer, Chief Data Officer, NASA
Chief Information Officer, USDA
Director, Integration Improvement Initiatives, Army
Program Manager, NASA
ATARC Industry Advisory Board
Federal Chief Technology Officer and Principal Digital Strategist, ServiceNow
Federal Sales Director, Pluralsight
Director, Federal Systems, SAIC
Senior Director- Federal Partnerships & Channels, Equinix
Senior Director- Federal Civilian Practice- Appian
Chief Growth Officer, DLH Corporation
Vice President, ASRC Federal
Vice President Government, FM:Systems
Senior Director, Microsoft
Co-founder and CEO, C2 Labs, Inc.
Federal Systems Integrators, Account Manager, Check Point
Head of U.S. Federal, Zoom
Senior Vice President, Persado Federal
Strategic Advisor, Dcode
Area Vice President, Federal, DocuSign
Head of Federal Strategic Partnerships, Google
Vice President of Enterprise Advisory Services, Redhorse
Principle Director, Azure Government Engineering, Microsoft
Public Sector Field CISO and VP of Information Security, Fortinet
Vice President Modernization and Digital Transformation, SAIC
Sr. Director Public Sector, Auth0
Chief Innovation Officer, NetImpact Strategies Inc.
Senior Vice President, Maximus
Vice President, Federal, UiPath
Federal Strategist and Senior Strategic Solution Executive, Cisco
CEO, Founder, Next5
Senior Business Development Executive, Booz Allen Hamilton
Regional Vice President, U.S. Public Sector, Flexera
Vice President, ICF
ATARC Emeritus Advisory Board
Chief Information Officer, HRSA
Principal Consultant, Deep Water Point
Deputy Chief Information Officer, DOE
Director, Information Resources Management Division, GSA
Mike Vande Woude
Founder and President, MVW Consultants
ATARC Academic Board
Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland Global Campus and the University of California San Diego
Provost and Senior Vice President, University of Florida
Key Collaborator, Harvard University/Adjunct Instructor – Economics and Emerging Technologies, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Technical Director of Continuous Deployment of Capability group, SSD Division of the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
AI SME, HTLC
Owner, Strategic Information Concepts
President & CEO, A.M. Fadida Consulting
Founder & CEO, Efrus Federal Advisors
Chief Executive Officer, LightFeather.io
Solutions Architect - AI/ML, TekSynap
Strategic Accounts, Startup and Cyber Security Leader
Founder, Director, Secure By Design LLC, and Director, Cyber Sportsmen- Federal IT Leadership Group
Partner, The Emery Group LLC
Executive VP, Signal DC Group
CEO, The Intelligence Community Inc.
Founder, The Bulls Run Group, LLC and Principal Advisor, Research and Innovation, Virginia Tech
President, SENTECH Corporation
Founder & CEO, Center Circle Consultants
Founder & CEO, Dots & Bridges
Founder & CEO, West Wing Advisory Services
President, Alliance Solutions, LLC
The Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) and The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC) announced their merger on May 31, 2018.
The merger brought together two non-profits with similar goals that provide professional development and collaborative forums for Federal government, academia and industry to identify, discuss and resolve emerging technology challenges.
GITEC Board Members who voted to merge with ATARC were: Michelle Barr, HUD; Walter Bigelow, ATF; Adriane Burton, HSRC; Rolando Estrada, DHA; Denise Hill, DOE; Luwanda Jones, VA; Robert Lahmann, SEC; Carlo Lucchesi, FBI; Darryl Peek, DHS; Chad Sheridan, USDA RMA; John Sprague, NASA; and Natasha Varlack, USDA AMS.
GITEC was established in response to a June 28, 1966 White House memorandum to provide a forum through which Senior Level Government and Industry Executives could share and collaborate in an open forum on Information Technology (IT) ideas, challenges and successes.
For over 50 years, GITEC organized and structured an impressive array of initiatives to focus on vital and timely issues affecting the direction and future of IT, including executive seminars, workgroups, summits, committees, and for 25 years, GITEC hosted the annual Information Processing Interagency Conference.
Beginning with its 25th anniversary in 2009, GITEC changed its focus to reflect a new era for IT professionals and a new Administration. In March of 2010, GITEC hosted its first GITEC Summit.
Similar to GITEC, ATARC expanded from its original focus.
Created in September of 2012, the Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center (AMARC) was formed in response to the Digital Government Strategy, which was released earlier that year. AMARC founder Tom Suder played a prominent role in the formation of the DGS and created ATARC to continue the dialogue between government, industry and academia.
AMARC hosted a pair of Federal Mobile Computing Summits before being asked by the General Services Administration in 2013 to hold additional events on the topics of Cloud Computing and IT Networks.
As AMARC’s collaborative focus changed from Mobile to Federal IT, so too did its name. In early 2014, Suder renamed AMARC the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center and within the next year, ATARC expanded its portfolio to include Cybersecurity, DevOps, Data & Analytics and Health IT events.
In 2017, ATARC published a 235-page report to the American Technology Council and Federal CIO Council entitled Navigating the Future of Mobile Services. Produced in the spirit of the Digital Government Strategy and in conjunction with the cross-agency Mobile Services Category Team, the report was a collaborative effort between more than 160 people representing 75 agencies, bureaus and companies.
In 2018, ATARC published its 25th White Paper in conjunction with MITRE as outputs from events in the ATARC Federal IT Summit Series.
**This individual serves in his/her personal capacity.