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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.

Jul 8, 2019

Michael Akinyele leads the Department of Veterans Affairs' newly formed VA Innovation Center. Part of his focus at the center is implementing care and payment innovation as dictated by Section 152 of the MISSION Act. Akinyele discusses his journey to the VA and where he sees the department's efforts toward IT modernization and the future of delivering care to veterans.