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America’s CIO Wants to Harness the Power of Apps

America’s CIO Wants to Harness the Power of Apps

Steven VanRoekel, the Chief Information Technology Officer for the United States.

Steven VanRoekel, the new Chief Information Technology Officer for the United States, says smartphones  and apps have raised the bar for citizen expectations of their government.

The second person to hold the CIO post, after nearly a decade at Microsoft VanRoekel headed to the FCC. There, he launched Apps.gov and ran a public contest for a Mobile Broadband Testing app that earned him a phone call from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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