Shila R. Cooch
Director of IT Policy, Office of the Federal Chief
Shila has an unwavering passion for developing and leading a 21st century workforce that reflects diversity, overcoming workforce inequality, and supporting efforts to close the gender gap in the Federal Tech Sector. By investing time and resources, Shila has been able to recruit and mentor a more diverse work force in STEM, while impacting areas including information technology, data science and cybersecurity positions. In addition, Shila leads efforts to architect and inform shared services policy, government-wide standardization efforts, and cross-government collaboration as they relate to IT modernization and Cybersecurity.