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Wednesday, May 17 • 3:10pm - 4:10pm
Good Government, Good Business

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The overlap between election technology and tech industry innovations makes one thing abundantly clear: the future of our elections systems rests in the ability of government and the private sector to come together for the common good. Skeptics will cite tensions between shareholder and civic interests, or between bureaucracy and efficiency, as a reason for doubt. But what about the possibilities? What are people who have had to negotiate the differences between public and private sector sensibilities most optimistic about, and what inflection points are they paying attention to?

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Ben Miller

Staff Writer, Government Technology
Ben Miller is the business beat staff writer for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of... Read More →

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Shannon Farley

Executive Director, Fast Forward
Shannon Farley is an experienced social entrepreneur who believes in the power of technology for social justice. Currently, Shannon is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Fast Forward, the first and only accelerator exclusively for tech nonprofits. Through her work at Fa... Read More →
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Lenny Mendonca

Director, McKinsey & Company
Lenny Mendonca is a director emeritus (retired senior partner) from the Washington D.C. and San Francisco offices of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He is a Lecturer at the Stanford Business School, and a senior fellow at the Presidio Institute. He is also an advisor to several entrepreneurs. | | He founded... Read More →
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Larry Moore

Founder & CEO, Clear Ballot
Larry brings 25 years of executive experience in mission-critical software to a new mission: building innovative election tools. As a seasoned software professional, Larry recognized how technology can make its best contributions to the nation's elections, and his concept of the... Read More →
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Chris Vein

Former Deputy CTO, The White House

Wednesday May 17, 2017 3:10pm - 4:10pm
UC Hastings, Room E