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Eric Hysen Joins DHS as Digital Service Lead

digital governmentEric Hysen, formerly a member of White House’s U.S. Digital Service, has joined the Department of Homeland Security as the department’s digital service lead.

Hysen wrote in an article for Medium.com published Thursday that his team will adapt the Digital Service’s model in use for the past year to the operational requirements of DHS.

He said the DHS digital service group will work to update the nation’s immigration system, facilitate international trade, respond to disaster and enhance security practices.

Prior to joining the White House, Hysen worked for Google’s civic engagement team as a software engineer and later as a product manager.

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