May 29

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The need to integrate data from disparate sources and share it among government agencies is more important than ever. In addition to analytics initiatives that fuel modernization and improve the citizen experience, governments urgently need to use health data to fight COVID-19, now and in the future.

The time and costs associated with traditional data integration aren’t sustainable for today’s rapidly changing environment. Join Government Technology and Denodo on May 29 at 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET to learn how data virtualization brings the agility and efficiency governments need. Our panel of expert speakers will discuss:

• How this data-as-a-service approach offers real-time access to information for government’s most urgent projects
• The challenges with traditional data integration and how data virtualization differs
• An overview of Denodo’s free Coronavirus Data Portal, which leverages data virtualization to integrate disparate COVID-19 data to help data scientists, analysts and researchers find solutions for the pandemic



Teri Takai

Teri Takai — Moderator

Executive Director, Center for Digital Government

Teri Takai is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Government, a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. She worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years in global application development and information technology strategic planning. From Ford, she moved to EDS in support of General Motors.

A long-time interest in public service led her to the government sector, first as CIO of the State of Michigan, then as CIO of the State of California, and subsequently the CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense, the first woman appointed to this role. She then served as the CIO for Meridian Health Plan. She is a member of several industry advisory boards.

Teri has won numerous awards including Governing Magazine’s Public Official of the Year, CIO Magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame, Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers, the Women in Defense Excellence in Leadership Award, and the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

Paul Moxon

Paul Moxon

SVP Data Architecture & Chief Evangelist, Denodo

Paul Moxon is Denodo’s VP of Data Architecture and Chief Evangelist and he works closely with Denodo customers to understand their use of data virtualization and recommending usage patterns, deployment architectures, and best practices for using the Denodo Platform. Paul has over 30 years of experience in the software industry, starting as a developer building real-time control systems for oil and gas pipelines in the UK and the Netherlands before working as a consultant on large integration projects with the likes of AT&T Wireless, Bechtel Corporation, Saudi Aramco, and Reuters. He has also worked for leading software companies such as BEA Systems, Progress Corporation, and IONA Technologies. Paul is an avid Boston Red Sox fan and suffers the pains and challenges of being a Red Sox fan living in New York.

Stu Davis

Stu Davis

Managing Director, Public Sector, Sense Corp

Stu Davis is a nationally recognized IT leader and pragmatic, creative thinker focused on successful business outcomes. Stu currently serves as a Public Sector Managing Director at Sense Corp, providing broad digital government transformation experience and implementing innovative analytics solutions with a focus on applications to government organizations.

Prior to Sense Corp, Stu was the State of Ohio’s longest-serving Chief Information Officer (CIO), working under John Kasich from 2011-2018. As CIO, he led the statewide program to transform and optimize IT operations for 26 state agencies and over 80 boards and commissions. During this time, the State of Ohio saved over $162 million in IT operations and IT infrastructure costs. Under his direction, the state moved from investing more than 80% of its IT dollars in infrastructure to more than 59% on critical state services for citizens and businesses across Ohio. Ohio also had several “industry first” initiatives, including identity/access management, data analytics, cyber security, infrastructure consolidation, and digital citizen engagement, all designed to make Ohio a better place in which to live, work and learn.

Stu has 20+ years of experience in the management of Information Technology and Geographic Information Systems in the private and public sector, as well as international consulting experience. He is also a Past President of the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO and the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC).