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As Chief Technology Officer Leaves White House, Industry Looks for Signals

National Journal, January 27, 2012

Josh Smith

When President Obama appointed Aneesh Chopra as the first federal chief technology officer in 2009, it was seen as the beginning of a new era in the government’s relationship with technology. Now, with Chopra’s departure, the tech industry will be watching intently for the signal Obama sends when he fills the position.

“Aneesh Chopra has been a tireless leader and advocate for the role technology can play in tackling our nation’s biggest problems,” Robert Holleyman, president of the Business Software Alliance, said in a statement. “Chopra has set a very high bar for future CTO... Read Full Story >>

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