The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies toÂ lead sixÂ newly-formed committees and working groupsÂ underÂ its technology arm.
“The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today, “Â David Wennergren, senior vice president for technology at, Â said Thursday.
Casey Coleman, client executive vice president atÂ AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government business, andÂ DeloitteÂ Principal Robin Lineberger will chair PSC’s tech innovation committee, which will look to identify new technologies it believes can change the federal technology marketplace and facilitate the exchangeÂ of new ideas.
George Newstrom, vice president and general manager ofÂ Dell‘s federal services business, andÂ IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal general manager Anne Altman will lead a panel responsible for the council’s 2015 Tech Conference April 29.
Tom Greiner, managing director of technology forÂ Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business, andÂ Max Peterson ofÂ Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) will steer a best practices committee that will seak to ensure federal agencies understand technology practices.
Peterson, a general manager at AWS; and Michelle Rudnicki, who serves as VP of cloud computing and growth initiatives for IBM’s federal arm, will overseeÂ cloud computing case study working group that will evaluate consumption-based purchases of cloud tools.
The PSC’s Tech 45 Working Group will seek to form a coalition to develop a new technology agenda for the next president and recommend legislative actions.
Chairman of that group will include Alan Balutis, director ofÂ Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) global public sector practice;Â Dan Chenok, executive director of IBM’s Center for the Business of Government;Â and Dave McClure, chief strategist atÂ Veris Group.
The PSC’s cybersecurity committee will establish a set of activities around cybersecurity issues the federal government faces and be chaired byÂ Sam Visner, chief ofÂ ICF International‘s (NASDAQ: ICFI) cybersecurity business, and Robert Carey, head ofÂ Computer Sciences Corp.’s (NYSE: CSC) public sector cybersecurity business.