Federal acquisition processes must be on the cutting edge of technology to stay operable and efficient. Federal leaders have worked to modernize their acquisition systems to increase the adoption rate of innovative solutions, including information technology (IT), cloud and other critical emerging technologies. Agencies need to continue to implement new acquisition and procurement methods to remain highly effective in the modern competitive landscape.
During GovConWire’s Modernizing Federal Acquisition Forum, notable federal leaders will meet to discuss current modernization priorities, innovative solutions, and future acquisition plans.
The Forum will feature Dave Zvenyach, deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and director of Technology Transformation Services (TTS) at the General Services Administration (GAS), as the keynote speaker. In these roles, he assists federal agencies to transform services using modern technology platforms, applications and processes.
Prior to serving as deputy commissioner and director, Zvenyach worked as the acting assistant commissioner for GSA’s Office of Systems Management, acting executive director and assistant commissioner of acquisition for TTS.
Zvenyach also served as acting executive director of 18F during the Obama Administration, and, in this capacity, he used 18F to foster startup culture mentality within the federal government. He also played a crucial role in maintaining senior-level support for 18F during the presidential transition from Obama to Trump Administrations.
Before entering public service, Zvenyach served as general counsel for the Council of the District of Columbia and chief of staff to Council member Mary Cheh. He has been an adjunct professor with George Washington University Law School as well.
The Forum will also host an expert panel moderated by Scott Ulrey of DARPA, featuring Lesley Field of the Office of Management and Budget, Chris Hamm of GSA and John Tenaglia of the Department of Defense.
Join GovConWire to learn about how leaders are meeting the challenges facing federal acquisitions systems as they continue to evolve in response to market and technical demands.