Leadership

National Cyber Director’s Office Elevates Key Personnel

Nick Leiserson helped develop legislation that created the cyber director’s office. A year after its establishment, he’s moving to a position where he can use it to shape policy.

The Perks of Positivity May Depend on Race and Culture

"There may be nuance in terms of what positive psychological factors protect people, depending on their race and their culture...""

Oversight Chair Maloney’s Primary Loss Kicks Off Leadership Campaign

Influential Democrats on the powerful committee are already angling to succeed the chairwoman the day after her primary loss.

VA Appoints Functional Champion to Help Streamline Embattled EHR Rollout

The selection of Dr. David Massaro to the senior role fills out the leadership team of the VA office tasked with “processing and resolving patient care concerns” related to the agency's new electronic health record system

Camille Stewart Gloster Latest Appointment to Office of the National Cyber Director

The former Google alum joins the White House as multiple federal agencies look to recruit top-tier talent for enterprise technology positions.

GSA Appoints Climate Adviser

The General Services Administration released a few other personnel announcements Monday.

Experts Call for More Chief Customer Officers in Government

Witnesses told Senate lawmakers that customer experience practitioners need representation within key federal agencies.

FBI Announces New Intelligence Directorate Chief

Tonya Ugoretz formerly held the role of assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division.

Federal Trade Commissioner Sworn in, Giving Dems Voting Majority

Privacy expert Alvaro Bedoya’s new term will run through Sept. 25, 2026.

Senator Calls on Biden to Fill OSTP Leadership Role

The Biden Administration has not put forth a nominee for the Cabinet level position.

Pentagon Names Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer

The Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Office was stood up in February.

CISA’s Newest Advisor Could Soon Have Agencies Asking: 'Does This Spark Joy?'

Another CISA advisor has referred to Bob Lord as a “digital Marie Kondo,” tidying up the Democratic National Committee by throwing out old software and unused tech.

Senate Confirms Laurie Locascio to Lead Tech Standards Agency

The bioengineering professor and NIST alum was nominated by President Biden back in 2021.