Overview

February 10
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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The new administration is laying out plans to quickly address many of the profound challenges facing our federal, state and local governments and all they serve including:

·         Passing and administering new economic stimulus measures 
·         Orchestrating and tracking the national effort to vaccinate Americans against the COVID-19 virus
·         Addressing infrastructure challenges, including modernization of core IT systems

These decisions and many others will impact IT personnel and financial resources, and will undoubtedly create a shift in technology priorities for years to come.

Please join Government Technology and Broadcom on February 10 at 11 a.m. Pacific/2 p.m. Eastern as we host a panel of government and technology experts who will share their insights into the areas they believe will be most impacted by new actions under the administration in the year ahead.

Speakers

Henry (Hank) William Kaylor Jr.

Henry (Hank) William Kaylor Jr.

Director, Hosting Services, North Carolina Department of Information Technology

With over three decades of experience in designing and managing information management technology programs and people, Hank Kaylor offers a distinctive blend of leadership, vision, and exceptional knowledge of people & communication technology within this industry. He is presently serving as the Director of Hosting Services, for the State of North Carolina’s Department of Information Technology for the past three plus years, improving risk management programs, enhancing state data centers capabilities, and promoting budget constraints against the rising costs of information technology programs.

Hank has been actively engaged with IT Infrastructure since its inception, providing functional, innovative, and timely deliverables for; data centers, deployment of distributed networks and systems, expending radio networks, integrating of the communications grids and programs for federal, state and local communication systems & programs worth over $200M. The development of strategy and resourcing plans for IT personnel and programs from conceptional ideals to working assets. These deliverables include the development of future IT budgets, development of personnel programs to support these new and emerging programs, to include future sustainment of the programs by applying life cycle methodology to minimize long-term loss of IT capital investments.

His experiences include over 26 years of Air Force Reserves Aviation Crew Chief and Army Infantry, Chemical, Operations and Signal (Communications/IT) Officer assignments. Additional experiences include Department of Army Civilian managing National Guard Bureau’s data center and over nine years in IT Management for State of Massachusetts & North Carolina. He has an MBA/IT degree from American Public University and BBA in accounting from University of Massachusetts. He is a graduate from the Army’s Command & General Staff College to include Army’s CISSP certification. He also graduated from Air Forces Crew Chief training school. He has retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. Currently, Hank supports the State of North Carolina and was recently assigned to the Governor’s EO-80 Climate project as the IT Representative.

Greg Lotko

Greg Lotko

SVP and General Manager of Broadcom’s Mainframe Software Division

A passionate leader, Greg’s customer-first approach has helped countless organizations drive business and technical success resulting in lasting customer relationships. Currently, Greg is responsible for all facets of the Mainframe division, including strategy, product management, engineering, services, support, and marketing. Under his leadership, the division helps the world’s top companies operate, automate, secure, and modernize the mainframe systems that run their businesses.

Known for driving growth and innovation, Greg was selected to lead the strategic Mainframe division when Broadcom acquired CA Technologies in 2018. At CA, Greg was General Manager for Mainframe and, prior to that, SVP of Software Engineering. Before joining CA, Greg spent 29 years with IBM. He was the Business Line Executive for IBM’s Mainframe business, including strategy, architecture, operations, and overall financial performance. In addition, he held senior leadership roles across server, storage, software, services, and information technology. Greg also was a member of the CEO’s Growth and Transformation team responsible for reinventing IBM.

A technologist at heart, Greg received his Computer Science degree from Clarkson University where he serves on the Dean of Arts and Science Advisory Council. Greg is a car enthusiast and compares car racing to IT. Taking advantage of the available power with discipline and control is crucial. This is how you drive with both speed and resource efficiency to sustain top performance and strategically outmaneuver the competition.

Joe Morris

Joe Morris

VP of Research, e.Republic

Joseph Morris is vice president of Research and a national keynote speaker on issues, trends and drivers impacting state and local government and education. He has authored publications and reports on funding streams, technology investment areas and public-sector priorities, and has led roundtables, projects and initiatives focused on issues within the public sector. Joe has conducted state and local government research with e.Republic since 2007 and knows the ins and outs of government on all levels. He received his Bachelor of Arts in government and international relations from the California State University, Sacramento.

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.