G2X TAKE: Robin Carnahan, a former Secretary of the State of Missouri who founded and led the State and Local Government practice at 18F, will be nominated as Administrator of the General Services Administration by the White House.
Robin is a nationally recognized government technology leader and in 2017 was named one of the federal government’s “Top Women in Tech.” Robin is currently a Fellow at Georgetown University’s Beeck Center and co-founder of the State Software Collaborative.
At GSA, Robin helped federal, state and local government agencies improve customer facing digital services and cut costs, teaching and empowering non-technical executives about how to reduce risk and deliver better results for the public by more effectively budgeting, procuring, implementing and overseeing digital modernization projects.
As Secretary of State, Robin served as the State’s Chief Election Official and State Securities Regulator and was responsible for providing in-person and on-line services to hundreds of thousands of customers and leading the office’s technology modernization efforts.
Prior roles include:
- Director, State and Local Practice, 18F – General Services Administration
- Senior Advisor – Albright Stonebridge Group
- Secretary of State – State of Missouri