Alan Balutis is a Distinguished Fellow and Senior Director, North American Public Sector for Cisco Systems. Balutis joined the networking leader after more than 30 years in public service and industry leadership roles. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer, Government Strategies, of a leading market research firm, INPUT. Before that, he served as COO of a small minority-owned firm.
Robyn East was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Systems and Chief Information Officer at the Department of the Treasury from March 2011 until her retirement in June 2014. In this capacity, she served as Treasury's principal advisor on information technology issues. Ms East was responsible for acquiring and managing information resources and provided broad leadership in planning, implementing, and managing Departmental and bureau technology resources.
Sonny Hashmi is the Managing Director of Global Government Strategy at Box. In his role, Sonny is responsible for developing and executing a go-to Market strategy for Box within global public sectors, and represents Box as a cloud computing thought-leader in government. Sonny also serves as part of the Editorial Advisory board for GovernmentCIO magazine, and works for Federal, State and Local and international government customers on cloud and mobility strategy.
Gloria Parker is CEO and Senior Partner of Parker Group Consulting in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She advises major companies from large integrators to consulting firms and small businesses on government and business strategies. She also works with Federal Government Agencies on executive management issues such as IT Governance, electronic government as well as organizational excellence, strategic planning, capital planning, management development, executive mentoring and coaching and other disciplines.
Jerry Williams is the former Chief Information Officer at the Department of Education Federal Student Aid. His Federal career is distinguished by over 31 years of federal service enabling mission capability and readiness throughout the federal space in an innovative and secure manner.