Mark Forman, Former US Federal CIO. Mark is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of professional work experience, including a Presidential appointment to be the first U.S. Administrator for E-Government and Information Technology, the Federal Government’s Chief Information Officer. Mark has a long record of accomplishments in government management reforms, spanning a variety of government and industry positions. In his current role, Mark was Vice President for IT Services and Cloud Solutions, assisting government agencies in transitioning to the cloud by providing advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the federal government. This work includes creating and managing a high quality team of consultants that developed IT Modernization Roadmaps and a modern IT governance framework, and engineers who architected and deployed FEMA’s first hybrid cloud. Mark is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and CIO Sage. He led the Industry Advisory Council’s Presidential Transition Study. He has given well over 100 speeches on federal IT management, E-Government, business transformation and information technology to a wide variety of industry groups and government officials from around the world. Mark has testified frequently before the U.S. Congress and California State Senate on information policy and management reform issues. He has participated in on-line Q&A sessions hosted by the Whitehouse and Washington Post, and written numerous papers and reports on government management and use of IT. He is a respected speaker on government use of cloud computing, IT risk management, Enterprise Architecture, data center consolidation, e-government and social media tools.
Professional Accomplishments, Affiliations, and Other
- Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration
- Janice K. Mendenhall Award for Leadership
- CIO SAGE at the Partnership for Public Service
- GCN Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement award
- FCW Eagle Award Winner
- Industry Advisory Council Executive Chairman’s Award
- Multiple Fed100 Awards
- Guest Lecturer, Defense Acquisition University
- FOSE 2014 Advisory Council Chair
- FOSE 2012-13 Cloud Computing Advisory Council Chair
The function of the IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. As a member of the board, Mark will provide impartial input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the IoT Community, as well as the broader IoT industry.
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