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Avi Bender

Former Director, NTIS

Avi Bender is the former Director of NTIS, US Department of Commerce  (2016-2020), and the first CTO of the US Census Bureau (2010-2016).  As the Director of NTIS, he created a unique innovation model, in partnership with the private sector, to deliver emerging data science capabilities in AI, process automation, predictive analytics, and cyber solutions across the Federal government.  Avi has led major IT innovation initiatives in the both the government and the private sector over his long career.