Obama Administration Names Google Executive as New U.S. Chief Technology Officer
On Thursday, the White House announced that Megan Smith will serve as the next U.S. chief technology officer after Todd Park said he would leave the position for a federal recruiting job in California. Smith formerly held several executive positions at Google, including vice president of Google X -- the company's technology research and development arm -- and vice president of new business development. Meanwhile, Alexander Macgillivray was named deputy U.S. CTO.
- "Google's Megan Smith Tapped as New U.S. CTO" (Pedulli, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 9/4).
- "White House Taps Google's Megan Smith To Take CTO Reins" (Romm, Politico, 9/4).