Lakshmi Raman

Federal Leadership

Lakshmi Raman, Director of Artificial Intelligence for the CIA, has been a part of the agency since 2002 when she entered as a software developer. Now, as director of AI, she has led the efforts to establish guardrails and utilize AI’s capabilities for intelligence agency missions. This includes the creation of a common platform for shared, digital services. Raman has consistently led the charge in communicating the threats and vulnerabilities along with the positive opportunities of AI in federal agency usage. 

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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