Speakers

Mia Jordan

Chief Information Officer, Federal Student Aid

Department of Education

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Mia Jordan

Chief Information Officer, Federal Student Aid

Department of Education

Mia Jordan is the chief information officer for Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, where she is responsible for securing and transforming a loan portfolio of more than $1.7 trillion. She formerly served as the Strategic Technology Advisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division, where she facilitated the effective management and oversight of the Agency’s $117 million portfolio of information technology (IT) investments. Jordan is a proven leader experienced at groundbreaking efforts driving large scale technology adoption and cultural change with a 20-plus year record of success in transforming IT organizations, developing and implementing cybersecurity programs, innovating business applications, and integrating new technologies that drive business efficiencies and provide strong return on investments.

Jordan served with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for more than 10 years and was formerly the Director of IT Governance and Chief Architect for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). While at NRCS, she oversaw the agency’s premier automated Conservation Delivery Streamlining Initiative program, a $180 million information technology initiative to implement a more effective, efficient, and sustainable web-based business centric model for delivering science-based soil conservation assistance across the nation to improve our nation’s air, soil, water, wildlife, and energy use. 

Jordan became a Civil Servant in 2010, where she was the Capital Planning Lead with the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration, where she managed a $1.5 billion portfolio of IT investments. Prior to joining the federal service, Jordan worked more than 13 years for various agencies and departments in both the civilian and Intelligence/Department of Defense markets.

She is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Cyber Security with a focus on Information Assurance from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Strayer University.

Jordan’s most recent accolades include the 2019 Theodore Roosevelt Government Executive Leadership Award ~ Pathfinder; and the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary’s Honor Award.

Greg Little

Deputy Comptroller for Enterprise Data and Business Performance, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

Department of Defense

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Greg Little

Deputy Comptroller for Enterprise Data and Business Performance, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

Department of Defense

Mr. Gregory Little serves as the Deputy Comptroller for Enterprise Data and Business Performance, in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)), which he joined in 2015. He is responsible for assisting the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller to improve enterprise-wide performance and data-driven decision making by accelerating digital transformation, process improvement, and the use of data and analytics.

Mr. Little was the Director of the Chief Financial Officer Data Transformation Office (CDTO) for ODCFO. He was responsible for the Department of Defense (DoD) Financial Management Data Strategy and deploying a big-data repository to transform the use of DoD business data into decisions and actions.

Mr. Little was the team lead for the Business Integration Office within the ODCFO prior to his promotion to the Senior Executive Service. In that position, he successfully led development of the DoD Financial Management Functional Strategy, defined the first DoD Financial Management data analytics vision and strategy for the DoD, and led a team of subject matter experts and technologists to develop the Notice of Findings and Recommendations database to support the DoD’s audit remediation strategy.

Before joining the OUSD(C), Mr. Little served five years as the solution architect for the Defense Agencies Initiative (an Oracle enterprise resource planning system). In this position, he was responsible for implementing a single standard financial management system for the Defense Agencies and DoD Field Activities. Mr. Little successfully led the largest Oracle ERP Release 12 Technical Upgrade in North America.

Mr. Little is a graduate of Bates College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and studied abroad at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia.

Monica Matthews

Director, Strategic Planning and Management of Human Capital

Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Monica Matthews

Director, Strategic Planning and Management of Human Capital

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Monica M.P. Matthews became the Director, Strategic Planning and Management of Human Capital within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in January 2021.  There she is responsible for the assessment and integration of talent acquisition with workforce optimization for diverse and successful program operations.  As HUD’s former Chief Human Capital Officer, Monica innovated to provide data-driven and client-centric solutions with emphasis in the leadership of human capital transformation for agency-wide results.  Ms. Matthews oversaw the full range of strategic human capital and human resource functions to enable HUD’s mission and workforce, which now consists of approximately 7,300 employees located in ten regions across the United States.

Monica has 30+ years of federal experience inclusive of both civilian and uniformed service human resources, with emphasis in the leadership of administrative program development and organizational transformation.  Her work spans enterprise-wide human resources strategy and operations, program development, HRIT innovation, systems implementation, and integrated human capital solutions.  Prior to joining HUD, Ms. Matthews served as the Director, Human Capital Client Services, within the Department of Commerce and the Deputy Human Resources Functional Director leading the design of DOC’s Local HR service delivery model.  Her career also includes joining General Services Administration’s, Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement (formerly Unified Shared Services Management) to develop the federal marketplace for integrated talent management solutions, along with various leadership positions within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Workforce Management organization.

Ms. Matthews has a proven track record of successfully tackling difficult leadership challenges, delivering innovation and quantifiable outcomes. She has measurably improved agency hiring and talent management through integration of the business partner model and shared service environments.  She has an intrinsic understanding of the key partnership human resources plays across agencies to enable mission and improve client service.  As a strategic leader, Monica takes an inclusive approach to maximize solutions, service delivery, and outcomes –transforming strategies into actions, and actions into organizational results.

Sandy Carter

Vice President, Public Sector Partners and Programs

AWS

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Sandy Carter

Vice President, Public Sector Partners and Programs

AWS

Sandy Carter is Vice President, Public Sector Partners and Programs at AWS. In this role, she is responsible for driving next-generation partnering. Her responsibilities include evolving partner models to intensify partner innovation, AWS cloud adoption and creation of mission critical cloud solutions with partners across public sector. She is focused on growing the partner ecosystem as a major driver for public sector and contributing significantly to the success of public sector customers. She previously built an enterprise workload team as the Vice President of Enterprise Workloads at AWS focused on migration and modernization through containers and serverless. 

Sandy has been a founder and CEO of a startup, and her last role at IBM, she ran the Cloud and AI/ML Ecosystem on behalf of the IBM corporation. Sandy is the Chairman of the Board of Girls in Tech, Chairwoman for WIoTCoE, and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley.  

She is the author of Extreme Innovation: Three Superpowers for Purpose and Profit. Sandy is a Federal 100 Award Winner, Stevie Award Winner for Women of the Year Technology,  Women in Tech: Top 50 Influencers, Top 150 Global Cloud Thought Leaders and Next Generation Leaders of 2021, Top 40 Cloud Computing Influencers on Twitter, Top 50 Digital Influencers, Awards Magazine Top 50 Women of Influence, Top 15 IoT Premier League, Lifetime Achievement Winner, ‘Excellence in Cloud Achievement’, AI Innovator Nominee of the Year, Top 10 AI Influencers 2019, Verdicts ten of the most influential people in artificial intelligence on Twitter during Q4 2020, and the Top 10 Cloud Computing Influencer.

Tina Vidal-Duart

Chief Executive Officer

CDR Health

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Tina Vidal-Duart

Chief Executive Officer

CDR Health

Ms. Vidal-Duart has 12+ years’ of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of the State of Florida COVID19 Infectious Disease Field Hospital System where she oversaw the management and deployment of the State’s field hospital system and its healthcare and administrative support personnel. In this role, she managed a system of administrative and clinical personnel, recruited and staffed clinical and support functions, managed multiple contractors, served as an interagency coordinator between multiple agencies and regulating bodies, and helped secure various medical supplies and personal protection equipment for the facilities. After the hospitals were demobilized, Vidal-Duart assisted CDR’s COVID19 test site logistics team to deploy a call center, launch a patient portal, and develop a turnkey software solution from patient registration through result delivery.

In her prior experience in healthcare, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Business Development with Pacer Health Corporation, a hospital conglomerate focused on acquiring and turning around financial distressed hospitals. She has experience in operating and managing an acute care hospital system, medical treatment centers, a skilled nursing facility, and psychiatric care facilities.  Additionally, she ran a transportation and logistics subsidiary of Pacer, providing trucking/air freight, warehousing and distribution, and logistics services throughout the United States. Serving as interim Chief Executive Officer of acquired financially distressed acute care hospitals that were near bankruptcy or closure, she has a keen insight into the rapid response and decision making required in a field environment where time is of the essence. She oversaw the management and turnaround of multiple healthcare facilities; ensured seamless transition and integration of acquisitions into overall system structure; developed and implemented processes for their financial turnaround and positive financial performance; negotiated all contracts to achieve overall cost savings; and provided oversight of hospital and doctor services. During her tenure, she recruited physicians and nursing management staff, expanded healthcare service lines throughout the system, as well as acquiring new managed care contracts and payer sources; revamped hospital policy and procedures and quality improvement and control; and JCAHO certification and inspection.

Ms. Vidal-Duart currently serves as the Executive Vice President of CDR Maguire, Inc., providing administrative and operational oversight and leadership to the 80-year old engineering and emergency management consulting firm which serves multiple state and local governments. She has a Master’s in International Business, summa cum laude, and a Bachelor’s of International Business and Marketing, magna cum laude.

Casey Coleman

Senior Vice President for Digital Transformation

Salesforce Global Public Sector

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Casey Coleman

Senior Vice President for Digital Transformation

Salesforce Global Public Sector

Casey Coleman is Senior Vice President for Digital Transformation, Salesforce Global Public Sector. She is responsible for enterprise positioning and solutions strategies for government customers worldwide.

Before joining Salesforce, Casey served as chief information officer at the U.S. General Services Administration. There she led several modernization initiatives, including the first agency-wide move to cloud-based email and collaboration platforms. Casey chaired the federal CIO Council’s Cloud First committee that developed the FedRAMP standard for cloud cybersecurity.

Casey holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Texas at Arlington, as well as a B.S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University.

Jonathan Moak

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Salesforce;

Former Acting Comptroller of the U.S. Army

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Jonathan Moak

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Salesforce;

Former Acting Comptroller of the U.S. Army

Jonathan Moak is a Vice President in the Global Public Sector Business Unit at Salesforce,
where he is developing and directing go-to-market plans to execute customer acquisition
strategies focused on cloud adoption and software-as-a-service solutions.
He joined Salesforce in January 2021 following his tenure performing the duties of the
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller. Prior to his
appointment, he served as a defense consultant in the Government and Public Sector practice
of Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Jonathan was born in Mississippi and has lived in Virginia since 2012. He earned a Bachelor
of Science in Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Master of Business
Administration at Norwich University, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics from
the University of Virginia.

He has significant experience in the military, federal civil service, and as a consultant leading
business transformation programs that drive enterprise impact by focusing on the
intersection of mission, business, data, and technology. Additionally, Jonathan is a veteran
and a distinguished military graduate still serving in the Army National Guard.
Through these positions and his education, he has developed an expertise and understanding
of the Department of Defense planning, programming, budgeting, and execution process,
comptrollership, information management systems, audit remediation, internal controls,
data analytics, performance management, and business transformation.

Jonathan resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and two children

Dr. Geeta Nayyar

General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences and Executive Medical Director

Salesforce

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Dr. Geeta Nayyar

General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences and Executive Medical Director

Salesforce

As a nationally-recognized leader in healthcare information technology, a physician executive, public speaker and author, I love sharing my unique perspectives that bridge clinical medicine, business, communications and digital health.

I currently serve as General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences and Executive Medical Director for Salesforce.

Healthcare and helping others is my passion. As a specialist in rheumatology, I maintain a volunteer associate professorship with the University of Miami and serve on the University of Miami Medical School Alumni Association Board. I’ve held several positions in media and with professional societies, including as a medical contributor for CNN and as a member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) board of directors.

In my free time, I enjoy volunteering and helping train medical students at the University of Miami Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS). When I’m not at work or in clinics, I’m spending time with my daughter and family, or out on the court playing a game of tennis.

Chris Radich

VP, Digital Strategy

Salesforce

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Chris Radich

VP, Digital Strategy

Salesforce

Chris Radich is a global technology thought leader with deep experience in digital architecture, advisory consulting, and enterprise technology sales. Chris leads Salesforce’s Global Public Sector Digital Strategy function to build transformation strategies across its client base.

Prior to Salesforce, Chris was an early cloud evangelist and held leadership positions at Gartner and IBM as a global cloud advisory leader and application innovation manager.

Throughout his career, Chris has become known as a leader who can simplify complex scenarios into strategies that are acted upon. This transcendent skill has led him to consistently build global advisory methodologies across key initiatives such as customer experience, cloud strategy, business capability modeling, application and integration modernization.

Chris has made media and event appearances to share his viewpoints on digital technology trends. Other notable experiences include co-authoring The State of Federal IT Report for the U.S. Federal CIO and the Federal CIO Council. He has also served on multiple executive sub-committees for modernization.

Chris lives in the Washington D.C. Metro area with his wife and two children.

Eva Skidmore

Vice President, Global Government Marketing

Salesforce

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Eva Skidmore

Vice President, Global Government Marketing

Salesforce

As VP of Marketing for Salesforce’s Public Sector business, I am focused on how together we can build governments ready for the future with capabilities agencies need to serve citizens and deliver their mission, and by enabling data, people, process, and technology. As a sales-oriented, creative marketing professional with 15 years of program strategy, execution & business results in both Fortune 100 and growing mid-sized companies, I am passionate about improving citizen and customer experience.

Brian Solis

Global Innovation Evangelist

Salesforce

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Brian Solis

Global Innovation Evangelist

Salesforce

Brian Solis is a world-renowned digital anthropologist and futurist who serves as Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. Brian is also an 8x best-selling author and international keynote speaker. Forbes has called him “one of the more creative and brilliant business minds of our time,” ZDNet said that Brian is “one of the 21st century business world’s leading thinkers” and Read/Write just named him a “Top Futurist Speaker.”

Over the past 20 years, Brian has dedicated his work to understanding the impact of Digital Darwinism on businesses, markets and society. 

His research explores innovation, digital transformation, experience design, the cognitive enterprise, and technology’s effects on human behavior. He has a unique gift of humanizing these trends to make  change and innovation purposeful and inspiring to help leaders reimagine the future.

His insights on the state and future of digital trends have made him a go to resource among media and market experts. He has published over 60 research papers and also actively shares his work in industry-leading publications including Forbes, ZDNet, CIO, Fast Company, Adweek, and Singularity University.

Rob Stein

Senior Vice President, North America Public Sector

Salesforce

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Rob Stein

Senior Vice President, North America Public Sector

Salesforce

Rob Stein is an accomplished and well-respected IT Sales Leader with more than 30 years of experience supporting U.S. Public Sector customers with a focus on technology solutions that help customers achieve their missions.