CTO Chopra to Keynote CEA Industry Forum
CEA announced Tuesday that Aneesh Chopra, the chief technology officer of the United States, will deliver a keynote address at the CEA Industry Forum in San Diego in October.
“We are delighted to have Aneesh keynote our Industry Forum event, allowing our attendees to hear from the Obama Administration’s top technology and innovation evangelist,” Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA, said in a statement. “We look forward to Aneesh sharing his vision for the government’s open data initiative and for how the administration is leveraging technology to keep our country innovative and competitive.”
Chopra, who is also Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology within the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, is the first CTO of the government. He also delivered a keynote at CEA Line Shows in New York in 2009.