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GovCast


GovCast tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. We’ll share untold stories about how these influencers got to where they are, their passions in and outside of technology and the roadblocks they’ve conquered. You’ll find these stories are not always what you’d expect them to be.

Sep 25, 2018

Sept 25, 2018 |This fifth episode features Shannon Sartin, executive director of the U.S. Digital Service at the Department of Health and Human Services. Sartin comes from a family of public service, but unsure of her career path, obtained a degree in Italian from the University of Arizona. She got her start in tech with Bunjie, the video game company behind Halo, but eventually made her way to D.C. via a cross-country drive with her daughter, dog and horse. She applied to a job with USDS, listing her skill as "making sh*t happen." Hear more about how she's making healthcare better with technology, and what she thinks is driving the future of USDS