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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.

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018 | This seventh episode features Stephanie Neill, Executive Director of USDS at Homeland Security. Neill spent much of her younger years abroad, as her father was a U.S. Ambassador for the small West African country of Benin. She held an inherent interest for culture, international relations and global business, but found her way into the tech space while still in college. In fact, Neill got her start in product management and user design building Facebook app pages. But after a hiccup in foreign service plans, graduating into the recession and spending time at a range of industry companies, her passion for public service landed her at USDS, where she has been for two-and-a-half years.