Speaking

Organizations around the country welcome me to host, moderate, and speak at their events. I moderate panel discussions, act as Master of Cermonies, present executive briefings to high-level leaders, and deliver speeches on the inner workings of Washington DC, both Congress and the executive branch. Each event is custom-tailored to your needs. Click the CONTACT link to invite me to your event!

LTG Crawford G6: Army’s IT modernization “more…how we’re buying” than what

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Many thanks to Amber Corrin of C4ISRNet for passing along her report on my AFCEA DC luncheon discussion with LTG Bruce Crawford USA, Army Chief Information Officer/G6: “Amid a sweeping network review under way on the orders of the Army’s…
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AFCEA DC lunch: Army’s strategic direction for modernizing network, IT

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I was very pleased to be invited to host a terrific discussion for AFCEA DC yesterday at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington. The chapter’s annual Army luncheon was an update on the Army’s strategic direction for modernizing its network…
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My Reagan National Defense Forum Panel on the military health system and TRICARE

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This weekend I had the great honor of moderating a panel at the renowned and esteemed Reagan National Defense Forum, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA. My panel was titled “Military Health: Are We Providing a…
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I hosted a panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum today

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Today I hosted a panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA. My panel was titled “Military Health: Are We Providing a Benefit Worthy of the Sacrifice?” Here’s a quick shot of…
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More photos from American University Roger Jones Award ceremony

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Once again my thanks to photographer Bill Petros for the fantastic photos of the Roger Jones Award ceremony, hosted by the American University School of Public Policy at the Ritz Carlton in DC Thursday night. More details on the ceremony are posted here….
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GAO, IRS officials win AU Roger Jones Award for leadership

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Last night the American University School of Public Affairs presented two government leaders with the 2017 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. I was honored that AU invited me to be the emcee of the award presentation, and to…
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Government acquisition leaders upbeat about Trump procurement moves

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Two of the top acquisition officials in government, Tom Sharpe of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service and the acting Administrator of Federal Procurement Policy, Lesley Field, were among the guests at AFFIRM’s monthly luncheon speaker series event, “Buying Smarter: the Blueprint…
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IRS Commissioner, Watergate figure, and me

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UPDATE: Audio now available below! I would like to offer a big “thank you” to Dan Blair and the National Academy of Public Administration for inviting me to host a discussion with this year’s Elliott Richardson Prize recipients, John Koskinen…
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