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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.

Oct 25, 2018

Oct 25, 2018 | This episode features Marcy Jacobs, Executive Director of the Digital Service team at Veterans Affairs, and recent recipient of a Service to America Medal for Management Excellence for her and her team's work connecting vets to the benefits they deserve. Jacobs talks about her background in fine arts and psychology, her 15-year career in web design and how USDS actually came to her. After a two-hour coffee meeting and a breakfast at the White House with former U.S. CTO Todd Park, Jacobs is leading a team at VA changing the veteran digital experience.