March 26, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
March 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
The Council Presents a Breakfast Briefing with
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
As chief technology officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Bryan Sivak is leading HHS’ efforts to harness the power of data and technology and improve the health and welfare of the nation.
Join the Council to hear from updates from Sivak on the efforts by HHS to use open data to improve health and health care. Sivak will also discuss how changing the culture of a workplace can change the way problems are solved and care is delivered.
Previously, Sivak served as the chief innovation officer to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, where he led Maryland’s efforts to embed concepts of innovation into the DNA of state government. He has distinguished himself in this role as someone who can work creatively across a large government organization to identify and implement the best opportunities for improving the way the government works.
Prior to his time with Governor O’Malley, Sivak served as chief technology officer for the District of Columbia, where he created a technology infrastructure that enhanced communication between the District’s residents and their government, and implemented organizational reforms that improved efficiency, program controls, and customer service. Sivak previously worked in the private sector, co-founding InQuira, Inc., a multi-national software company, in 2002, and Electric Knowledge LLC, which provided one of the world’s first Natural Language Search engines available on the web, in 1998.