Vice Chair at Large
Kathy Conrad leads digital government strategy for Accenture Federal Services. She focuses on how the intersection of users, strategy, and digital technologies transform government to be more customer-driven, data-driven, and efficient. Kathy is well known as an outcomes-focused problem solver and innovation catalyst. Prior to joining Accenture, she served as Principal Deputy Associate Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies. There she led signature government-wide programs including data.gov, FedRAMP, USA.gov, the Digital Analytics Program and Challenge.gov. She also played a central role in creating the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program (PIF) and GSA18F. Previously, she was Senior Vice President at Jefferson Consulting Group. She served as a trusted advisor to corporate leaders of technology firms on all aspects of government business, and worked closely with government executives to ensure industry alignment with government priorities and policy objectives.
Kathy is a three time Federal 100 Award winner and a frequent speaker on digital government, customer experience, and innovation.
Kathy received her B.A. in Biology/Psychology from Wesleyan University and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Board. She has served on the American Council on Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) Executive Advisory Board and Innovators’ Circle.