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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 share the 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.

Dec 20, 2018

This episode features Sezin Palmer, mission area executive for National Health for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. Palmer uses her education in engineering to revolutionize health, so that one day people won't have to go to a medical facility to know what's going on in their bodies. Her first role at 

Dec 6, 2018

This episode features Steve Blank, entrepreneur, founder of the Lean Startup movement and original Silicon Valley-er. Blank founded eight companies and authored two books about executing startup business models. Although he retired in 1999, he hasn't stopped spreading his knowledge and experiences by teaching...

Dec 3, 2018

This episode features Nick Psaki, Pure Storage's U.S. Public Sector CTO. Pure Storage is a technology company helping the government build a better world with data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Psaki is helping lead these efforts. He joined us to talk about how he went from working with the Army's top...

Nov 26, 2018

This episode features Justin Herman, lead of the Emerging Citizen Technology program office for GSA's Technology Transformation Services. Herman talks about his transition from public affairs officer in the Air Force to social technologist, his passion for GSA's emerging tech missions, and how the arrival of the 

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...