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Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Stepping Down in August

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will leave the White House in August for a post at Harvard University, Politico reports, citing unnamed sources. Politico’s Kim Hart broke the story, which is currently up behind the site’s paywall. Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew confirmed the news in …

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CIO Vivek Kundra to Deliver Presentation at PMI Global Congress

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will be delivering the opening plenary address at the PMI Global Congress, discussing how the federal government is making progress in managing the complex projects for government IT. As a driver of unprecedented change in the federal government’s IT operations, including pioneering work to …

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Vivek Kundra: ‘Stop the Madness’ on IT Spending Sprees

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra acknowledged the federal government has to “stop the madness” when it comes to wasting money on ineffective data centers and other IT resources, according to InformationWeek. Speaking at the NASA IT Summit held Aug. 16-18, Kundra highlighted accomplishments the federal government has achieved in …

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Vivek Kundra Named Chief of the Year

InformationWeek recently named Vivek Kundra, the Federal CIO, the Chief of the Year. Kundra has held this role for 9 months and has been a driving force in the U.S. government’s IT operations. His top priorities have been cybersecurity, cloud computing, engaging the public over the Internet, and IT project …

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Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra is the federal chief information officer at the White House. President Barack Obama appointed Kundra in March 2009. As federal CIO, Kundra is responsible for directing policy and planning for IT investments at the federal level and providing oversight for IT spending throughout the federal government. Before beginning …

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