Mobile Working Group

The ATARC Mobile Working Group is a technical working group of government, academia and private industry thought leaders collaborating on topics of interest to the Federal mobility community. Working in collaboration with the cross-agency Mobile Services Category Team, the group’s goal is to provide the Federal Government with recommendations for methods to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cutting-edge mobile solutions.

Key Group Objectives

  • Form dedicated Project Teams that work together with government participants and focus on specific Mobile topic areas
  • Identify mobile technology and associated contract vehicles that government can utilize to procure mobile products, services and solutions
  • Define mobile sub-components as defined in Mobile Services Category Team’s Mobile Services Roadmap

Key Group Activities

  • Bi-weekly status call with members of your project team
  • Ability to attend meetings for all other project teams
  • Organize government and industry events hosted by your project team
  • Quarterly in-person meetings at government location
  • Project deliverables to support Mobile Services Category Team
  • Weekly leadership call to discuss project activities & progress

Working Group Project Teams

The Mobile Working Group Project Teams consist of the following categories: BYOD, Emerging Technology, Identity Management, Mobile Security, Customer Experience, Agency Engagement, Strategic Sourcing, and 5G. 

Leadership team

The ATARC Mobile Leadership team provides direction, guidance, and support to the various groups of project team Leaders and members in the Mobile Working Group, The Leadership team exists for the purpose of helping the project teams achieve their goals, and coordinate between cross-cutting topics.

The Mobile Working Group meets every Friday from 9:00-9:45 AM. 

Sam Navarro

Sam Navarro

Government Vice Chair

GSA
Lon Gowen

Lon Gowen

Government Vice Chair

USAID
Vincent Sritapan

Vincent Sritapan

Government Vice Chair

DHS
Tom Suder

Tom Suder

ATARC Chair

Jon Johnson

Jon Johnson

Government Vice Chair

NASA SEWP

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

This project team will focus on the Data Center Optimization Initiative, examining data center strategies and the transition to cloud and inter-agency shared services. The team will examine lessons learned, discuss DCOI strategic plans and new government policies that may impact DCOI.

This team meets every other Wednesday from 9:00-9:30 AM. 

Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller

Government Chair

ISSO, DISA
Kimberly Hancher

Kimberly Hancher

Industry Chair

Deep Water Point, Pincipal Consultant

Emerging Technology Project Team

This project team will examine the art of the possible, focusing on disruptive mobile technologies and innovation that will impact the way a government agency conducts its daily business. Among the technologies that will be examined will include Virtual SIMs, Controlled Unclassified Information for Voice, and Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Wearables Virtual Reality, 5G and Drones.

This team meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 12-1 PM. 

Lon Gowen

Lon Gowen

Government Chair

Chief Technologist & Special Advisor to the CIO, USAID
Marie Collins

Marie Collins

MITRE Co-Chair

Senior Principal Security Engineer
Nancy Ross

Nancy Ross

MITRE Co-Chair

Principal Systems Engineer

Identity Management Project Team

This project team will examine a crucial component of mobile, identity management. The project team will analyze various components of the trusted execution environment including Identity and Access Management (IdAM), Credentials and Access Management (ICAM), Derived Credentials, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Common Access Card (CAC).

This team meets every other Friday from 12-1 PM. 

Simone Rees

Simone Rees

Government Chair

Product Lead, USDA
Jordan Packham

Jordan Packham

Government Vice Chair

IT Specialist (INFOSEC), GSA
Sean Frazier

Sean Frazier

Industry Chair

Advisory CISO — Federal, Duo Security
Mark Russell

Mark Russell

MITRE Chair

Lead Infosec Engineer, MITRE

Mobile Security Project Team

The project team will examine all facets of mobile security, analyzing mobile security tools and recommended best practices for securing the mobile device. The team will also work on projects such as vetting of mobile applications for software vulnerabilities, and examination of FISMA metrics and other mobile security standards.

This team meets every other Friday from 10-11 AM. 

Vincent Sritapan

Vincent Sritapan

Government Chair

Program Manager, DHS S&T
Suro Sen

Suro Sen

Industry Chair

SENTECH Corporation
Mike Ligas

Mike Ligas

Industry Chair

Director, Lookout
David Harris

David Harris

Government Co-chair

DOI

Marc Wine

Marc Wine

Government Vice Chair

Senior Advisor, Federal Health IT, VA
Andrew Osborn

Andrew Osborn

Industry Vice Chair

VP Global Solutions, Zimperium

Mobile Agency Engagement Project Team

This project team will engage with a variety of Federal agencies, listening to their mobile challenges and pain paints, and then providing potential solutions utilizing a category management approach.

Mike Vande Woude

Mike Vande Woude

Government Chair

Program Manager, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), GSA
Debra Zink

Debra Zink

Government Vice Chair

Program Manager, FAA
Tom Suder

Tom Suder

ATARC Chair

President, ATARC

Mobile Customer Experience Project Team

This project team will examine ways that Federal agencies can better utilize customer experience technologies and techniques to improve the public-facing mobile applications that serve the citizens of the United States. This team also focuses on the IDEA Act which seeks to close the technology gap between government and the private sector, while promoting greater availability of digital forms, e-signatures, and a more user-friendly experience .

Jacob Parcell

Jacob Parcell

Government Chair

Manager, Mobile Programs, GSA
Kelly Adams

Kelly Adams

Government Chair

Marketing Director, GSA
Lance Brown

Lance Brown

Government Vice Chair

Management Analyst, FAA

Strategic Sourcing Project Team

This project team will examine strategic sourcing components surrounding mobile and analyze the challenges faced for agencies to successfully budget and procure mobile solutions for a government agency.

Betsy Sirk

Betsy Sirk

Government Chair

IT Program Manager, NASA SEWP Program Management Office

5G Project Team

This project team will examine concerns surrounding this new technology including interface problems, espionage, radiation, and financial burden.

Sam Navarro

Sam Navarro

Government Chair

Mobility COI
DJ Shyy

DJ Shyy

MITRE Chair

Principle Communications Engineer

Upcoming Events

Wed 11

ATARC Federal IT Modernization Summit

December 11 @ 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Washington DC
Tue 17

ATARC-Denodo Modern Data Management Webinar

December 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
DC
Jan 16

DevOps Working Group Launch

16th January 2020 @ 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Washington DC