Aneesh Chopra, Former Federal CTO, Helps Spearhead Startup Hunch Analytics

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Aneesh Chopra Aneesh Chopra, who served as the U.S.’ first federal chief technology officer, helped co-found Arlington, Va.-based data analytics incubator Hunch Analytics in October 2013 and serves as an executive vice president there. The company works with healthcare and education leaders to use new data sets and algorithms for decision-making processes in their organizations, according to...

The VA’s Blue Button: A Giant Leap for EHRs?

Photo: VA Remember healthcare IT? One of the early tentpole initiatives of the Obama administration and a focus of the stimulus package, healthcare IT, and electronic health records in particular, took a back seat to big ticket debates on healthcare reform, unemployment and tax cuts. In October, the Veterans Administration rolled out the “Blue Button” initiative, a program that allow veterans...

News- Reaction to Open Government Directive

On December 8, Aneesh Chopra and Vivek Kundra announced the launch of the Open Government Directive, designed to increase government transparency and better engage the public. A week since the announcement, many commentators are cautiously optimistic about the new program. A number of commentators have pointed out that the plan is certainly an improvement on past practices. The effort to be clearer...

ExecutiveBiz Announces Top 20 People to Watch in 2010

ExecutiveBiz has announced its list of the Top 20 People People to Watch in 2010. Those named include: Roger Baker, Greg Baroni, Wes Bush, Aneesh Chopra, Mac Curtis Michele Flournoy, Patrick Gallagher, Dan Gordon, John Hamre, Walt Havenstein John Hillen, Linda Hudson, Vivek Kundra, Mike McConnell, Janet Napolitano Woody Parker, Larry Prior, Ralph Shrader, Stan Sloane, Jeffrey Zients To read more,...

White House Announces Arrival of Open Government Directive

Yesterday at 11:00 am Eastern, federal CTO Aneesh Chopra and federal CIO Vivek Kundra, held a live web chat with the public to announce the arrival of the open government directive, as well as answer any questions. The directive reflects Obama’s key priorities and is focused on achieving results. The goal has been to move from a secretive, closed government to an open and transparent government...

News – Webcast Today to Launch Open Government Plan

Today, Tuesday December 8, 2009 there will be the launch of the administration’s Open Government Plan. Vivek Kundra, the federal CIO, and Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief CTO, are planning on launching the comprehensive plan with a webcast that is open to the public. The goal of the plan is to increase transparency and accountability in the government. Additionally, the plan is consistent with the...

Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra to speak at the TEDxMidAtlantic Conference

Earlier this week, TEDxMidAtlantic, an independently organized TED conference, announced that Federal Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Aneesh Chopra has been added to the roster of speakers for the TEDxMidAtlantic conference on Nov. 5. The conference, which is being held at the Maryland Institute College of Art, is organized along the theme of “The Power of Stories,” and will feature 18-20 of the...

President Nearing End of Search for Cyber Security Coordinator

It is estimated that President Obama will announce the appointee to the cyber security coordinator position within the next two weeks. A source disclosed that the current front-runner for the position is LinkedInTweet+1E-mail

Dr. Blumenthal: Meaningful Use Will Expand the NHIN

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Chopra: Interest in Private Sector

The Obama administration once again has shown its commitment to technology and acknoloegment of the importance of the private sector with its participation in the Technology Leadership & Strategy Initiative. The nation’s first Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, keynoted the Council on Competitiveness’ Compete: Technology forum  earlier this week. The forum included more...