Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra was appointed as the first United States chief information officer by President Obama and was responsible for managing $80 billion in annual technology spending, adopting game changing technologies, strengthening the cybersecurity posture of the nation and launching an open government movement which has been replicated around the world. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Kundra served as the chief technology officer for the District of Columbia and as assistant secretary of Commerce and Technology for the state of Virginia. Currently, he serves as the executive-vice president of Industries for and is the chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. [+]