Karl Mathias

Federal Leadership

Karl Mathias joined the Department of Health and Human Services as its chief information officer in March, the eighth such person to take the role in the past seven years. Mathias brought with him to the role a deep background in senior federal IT leadership roles as CIO of the U.S. Marshals Service, and other senior IT roles at the Pentagon, including as deputy director of headquarters Air Force information management. In the early going, Mathias has been focused on departmentwide IT strategy and aligning the work of HHS’s many component CIOs, as well as boosting the department’s cybersecurity and recruiting talented technologists to serve at HHS.

Billy Mitchell

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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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