White House Names Google’s Megan Smith as New Chief Technology Officer


The future of the U.S. government’s technology infrastructure is now in the hands of a Googler.

The White House has appointed Megan Smith, vice president of Google‘s top secret research lab Google X, to take over as the next chief technology officer of the United States

Smith had been at Google for more than a decade and helped oversee deals that led to some of the company’s most ambitious and successful products, including Google Maps and Android. Before joining Google, she was the CEO of PlanetOut, a media company that was devoted to the LGBT community Read more…

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