Michael Keegan - Host, The Business of Government Hour and Managing Editor, The Business of Government Magazine
Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government
- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
- Government Mobility
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- Mobile Device Management
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- Understanding the Intersection of Customer Service and Security in the Cloud
Shows & Panels
The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.
Advising the OCSIT Associate Administrator
Previously, she was with Jefferson Consulting Group, a leading business and government consulting firm, since 1995. As Senior Vice President, she was responsible for leading the firm's strategic direction and client engagements. She served as a trusted advisor to corporate leaders of major technology firms on all aspects of government business, including developing solutions and strategies to improve government operations and enhance service delivery, including cloud computing, Web 2.0 technologies and mobile applications.
Ms. Conrad served as Industry Chair of the ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) in 2010, as well as Vice Chair of Tech America's Federal IT Dashboard Task Group. She was recognized for her leadership in fostering collaborative government with a 2011 Federal 100 award.
Prior to joining Jefferson Consulting, Ms. Conrad served as Director, Praxis, Inc., a small consulting firm specializing in marketing of complex software systems and assistive technology. She previously served as an Issues Analyst at the National Science Foundation, where she focused on engineering and global competitiveness, and wrote speeches for the NSF Director and Deputy Director. Ms. Conrad's experience also includes serving as the Deputy Director for Government Affairs for the National Society of Professional Engineers and as Legislative Assistant for the New England Congressional Institute.
Ms. Conrad has a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Biology-Psychology. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband, and has two grown daughters.