Overview

May 17
10AM PT, 1PM ET

Register

Over the past year, government agencies dramatically altered how they operate. Remote work, once rare in the public sector, is poised to become a significant and permanent feature of government employment. Now agencies must connect and protect this new workforce with enterprise-grade capabilities that enable public employees to be productive from any location.

Join the Center for Digital Government, Riverbed, a leading provider of work-from-anywhere solutions, and Microsoft for an in-depth look at innovative approaches for boosting remote worker productivity. We’ll show you how to deliver exceptional application performance across any network – helping your organization and its employees thrive in this new environment.

Register now and join us on May 17th at 10am PT/1pm ET to learn more about:

  • Optimizing remote user connectivity by reducing bandwidth utilization and increasing network efficiency
  • Accelerating performance of business-critical apps by optimizing laptops and speeding up SaaS solutions
  • Strengthening network resiliency and security with complete visibility to resolve performance problems and mitigate security risks

Speakers

Carlos Ramos

Carlos Ramos

Former CIO, State of California


Marlin McFate

Marlin McFate

Public Sector CTO, Riverbed Technology

Marlin McFate, is Public Sector Chief Technology Officer of Riverbed Technologies with 20 years of engineering, IT networking, and management experience. He leads long-term technical initiatives, explores emerging technologies, and recommends strategies, through research and collaboration with business and technology leaders across the company and public sector organizations.

Ken Damato

Ken Damato

Director, Customer Success Modern Work Team, US State & Local, Microsoft

 

Peter Anderson — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Pete’s local government work began in Columbus OH, where he was the city’s first CIO and established a local CIO networking group. As CIO for the City of Fort Worth he supervised the implementation of an ERP system which replaced over 50 separate systems.

Pete’s local government career also included over ten years in Public Transit CIO positions for the Columbus and Cleveland transit agencies. His most extensive volunteer commitment was serving on a large food bank board for seven years (including as President).

Pete’s education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Navy Supply Corps School, Major Program Management at Fort Belvoir’s Defense System Management College and Senior Executive Leadership at Kellogg School enhanced his four decades of public sector IT work. He began his federal IT work advocating for and overseeing the funding of, numerous major projects in the Navy. Pete’s later tours included installing computer systems in the fleet and culminated as commander of a Defense Logistics Agency software development organization of 1600 employees in 13 sites.

Pete has worked to make a difference in government service by taking challenging positions and leaving them award winning organizations. Pete was named a Public Technology Institute Fellow in 2012, one of 2013’s Doers, Dreamers and Drivers by Government Technology and one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders of 2017.