Overview

June 10
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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The COVID-19 pandemic proved the value of AI for government. Intelligent agent software helped state and local agencies meet unprecedented demand for social safety net services when the virus struck, and now AI-powered tools are supporting vaccination efforts and economic recovery initiatives as the pandemic subsides. Efforts like these have a huge impact on government programs and the communities they serve – and they were deployed rapidly and at low cost.

Join Government Technology and Google Cloud June 10 at 11am PT/2pm ET for a real-world look at how your organization can leverage the power of AI to help constituents. Hint: It’s easier than you think. You’ll learn how other state and local agencies are using AI today to make a real impact – and how you can get started, too.

Register now and don’t miss this chance to:

-- See how accessible AI really is
-- Learn about practical government use cases
-- Hear from agencies that are using AI to produce powerful results


Speakers

Chris Wollesen

Chris Wollesen

Illinois DoIT Manager of Web Content Management, State of Illinois

Chris Wollesen brings over 20 years of experience with the State of Illinois serving in a variety of capacities at several agencies. Starting as a help desk agent, working on development teams and now based in the IT agency for 10 years, Chris manages the Web Content Management division. He and his team lead the modernization of content delivery technology for State of Illinois public websites. Chris strives to mentor and encourage his staff, while also prioritizing the delivery of technology that creates the best outcome and positive user experience for state residents.

Alexis Bonnell

Alexis Bonnell

Strategic Business Executive, Public Sector

Alexis Bonnell is a Senior Business Executive and the Emerging Technology Evangelist for Public Sector at Google. Government is navigating unprecedented times, unprecedented opportunity and can leverage unprecedented technology to solve our nations and the world's most pressing challenges. More than ever, Public Servants are leading the charge to create a better, more equitable, and empowered experience for citizens.

Alexis was one of the first members of the Internet’s original Trade Association, served as a Chief Profit Officer for companies transitioning to a digital existence, applied her communications, project management, innovation and technology application skills in over 20 warzones, global disasters, and major transformation projects for the United Nations. At USAID, Alexis was a public servant who led Transformation and Knowledge Management in the Management Bureau, was the Chief of Engagement for Education, one of the Founders of USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab, and recently completed her service as USAID’s Chief Innovation Officer.

At Google, Alexis dedicates her time to helping public servants catalyze their missions with technology.

Otto Doll

Otto Doll — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

As the Minneapolis CIO for seven-plus years, Mr. Doll was responsible for all City IT services. Formerly South Dakota's CIO for 15 years with responsibility for all state government computing, telecommunications, state radio, and public broadcasting. While with IT research firms, Mr. Doll has advised Fortune 1000, Federal, State, and Local Government CIOs on information technology assessment and alignment to business needs. He has served as a Director with the United States General Services Administration, developing information technology strategic plans and oversight policy. Mr. Doll received his Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech and is a Senior Executive Fellow of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a past President of NASCIO — a national organization of state CIOs. He also is a past President of the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX) — a national organization of city and county CIOs. Mr. Doll was named to Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.