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Tom Beach, Chief Data Strategist, USPTO (ITMM COI Meeting)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11AM-12PM EST
Venue Address: 
GSA
1800 and F Street, NW
Washington, DC , DC
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11AM-12PM EST
2019-02-12 11:00:00 2019-02-12 12:00:00 America/New_York Tom Beach, Chief Data Strategist, USPTO (ITMM COI Meeting) See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/act-iac-it-management-and-modernization-coi-february-2019 GSA, 1800 and F Street, NW, Washington, DC, DC
Venue Address: 
GSA
1800 and F Street, NW
Washington, DC , DC

Event Details

Overview

Invited Speaker: Tom Beach, Chief Data Strategist, USPTO

Join the IT Management & Modernization (ITMM) Community of Interest meeting to hear from invited speaker  Thomas Beach, Chief Data Strategist and Portfolio Manager of Patents for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 

At the meeting, the COI leaders will also review current and upcoming COI project developments. We welcome any members interested in getting involved in these projects.

About the Speaker
Thomas Beach serves as the Chief Data Strategist and Portfolio Manager of Patents End to End (PE2E) and Patent Trial & Appeal Board End-to-End (PTAB E2E) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  As the Chief Data Strategist, Mr. Beach serves as part data strategist and adviser on the role data plays at USPTO, part steward for improving data quality and data sharing, and part technologist and developer of new data products.  As a Portfolio Manager,  Mr. Beach manages the business relationship between the IT and Patents and PTAB business units to ensure that Patents and PTAB have the most effective, modern IT to support patent application examination and review today and in the future.  

Mr. Beach joined the USPTO in 1995 as a patent examiner in excavation and mining and became a supervisory  patent  examiner  in  2011  in  Offshore Oil  &  Gas  Technologies and  Business  Methods.    Mr.  Beach  has  further  served  on  a  detail  at  the  Partnership  for  Public  Service  in  Washington,  DC, focusing on the Ready to Govern: Improving the Presidential Transition program and as a Senior Advisor in Office of the Under Secret ary of Commerce for Intellectual Property at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).   

As a graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Engineering, Mr. Beach received his Master’s Degree from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.  

Venue
GSA
1800 and F Street, NW (Room TBD)
Washington, DC 20006

For security purposes at GSA, advance registration to attend in-person is now closed.

If you would like to participate remotely, send an email to Nancy Delanoche.

We hope to see you there.
 
ITMM COI Leadership Team
Stu Hammer, Industry Chair
Dan York, Government Chair
Vera Ashworth, Industry Vice-Chair
Melvin Brown, II, Government Vice-Chair
Colleen Law, Program Chair
Eric Stogoski, Communications Chair