Building a Future for Technological Innovation with Aneesh Chopra, Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States (CTO)

Mountain View, CA
August 17, 2010

Aneesh Chopra, was sworn in by President Obama May, 2009 to be the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Chopra is charged with advancing the President’s ambitious technology agenda by fostering new ideas and making the government more efficient and transparent. Since his appointment, Chopra has sought to use information technology to raise public awareness about President Obama’s policies on healthcare, energy and the environment. Chopra will discuss how investing in technological innovation is a crucial aspect of job creation, reducing healthcare costs, and protecting the country. Prior to his appointment as CTO, he worked as Virginia’s secretary of technology for four years.

Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Times: 6:30pm check-in; 7pm program
Location: Computer History Museum – 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd – Mountain View

Prices: $15 Members; $25 Non-members; $10 Students with valid ID;
Premium tickets with seats in first few rows $30 Members; $45 Non-members

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