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Networks & Telecommunications SIG 10/15 Meeting: Bajinder Paul, GSA
Date: October 15, 2012
Location: GSA HQ

Networks & Telecommunications SIG October 2012 Meeting
Topic: Bajinder Paul, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, GSA
Date: Monday, October 15, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: GSA, 1275 First Street, N.E., Room 203, Washington, DC 20002
Fee: none

ACT-IAC N&T SIG Colleagues,

The N&T SIG will continue our Fall 2012 program series with a meeting on Monday, October 15, 9 AM – 11 AM with featured speaker, Bajinder Paul, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, General Services Administration (GSA).  The meeting will be held at GSA’s headquarters office, 1275 First Street, N.E., Room 203, Washington, DC. with a business meeting from 9 – 10 AM and Bajinder Paul from 10 – 11 AM

Bajinder Paul will discuss GSA’s key initiatives and  progress in implementing OMB’s government-wide cloud computing strategy, FedRAMP, the recent launch of the Digital Services Innovation Center, and more.

Bio
In January 2011, Bajinder N. Paul was appointed as the Deputy Associate Administrator of General Services Administration (GSA) in supporting its mission of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.  Mr. Paul is responsible for leading modernization strategies that leverage innovation and cloud computing in implementing agile and on-demand  IT infrastructure  that support government-wide initiatives.
Before arriving to GSA, Mr. Paul spent over 20 years managing information technology (IT) programs and organizations both in the private sector and in the Federal government. From 2007 to 2011,  he served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). As CIO, Mr. Paul was responsible for leading all OCC IT programs.
Prior to this, Mr. Paul served as Acting CIO and the Deputy CIO of IT Operations at the Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He provided strategic and operational leadership in delivering centralized IT services to the entire department which helped the agency achieve its goals of promoting citizen access to HUD services.
Mr. Paul was recognized as an "Agent of Change" in 2008 and as a "Federal 100"  in 2010 by Federal Computer Week for  improving the government's use of information technology. Mr. Paul also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches a graduate level course in technology management -- Enterprise Modernization and Technology Assertion.
Mr. Paul is a graduate of  Cornell University in 1981 with an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. He received his Master of Science in Computer Science degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1994.

ACT-IAC members are encouraged to attend. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, October 11.

Wray Varley, Chair
David Zeppieri, Vice Chair
Networks & Telecommunications SIG