Greg Godbout is Executive Director of 18F, a GSA Deputy Associate Administrator, and a 2013 Presidential Innovation Fellow. Greg has a passion for innovating for a more efficient, responsive, and effective government. Greg is an entrepreneur and experienced software architect with an extensive background in improving productivity with technology. As owner of the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, a unique entertainment and restaurant concept, Greg has driven innovation within the entertainment industry and built a thriving community theater with national recognition. While balancing the responsibilities of business ownership, Greg has also nurtured his technical skills by working as a consultant for both federal agencies and private organizations. His consulting work includes custom software development, social media solutions, and large enterprise applications. He received a degree in Economics with a concentration in Business from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and is currently enrolled in UVA's Masters in Management of IT program.