Chief Technology Officer, District of Columbia
Lindsey Parker was nominated by Mayor Muriel Bowser to be the Chief Technology Officer in January 2019 and was unanimously confirmed by the DC Council on March 5, 2019. Lindsey previously served as Mayor Bowser’s Deputy Chief of Staff. As the District’s Chief Technology Officer, Lindsey will work to enable DC Government agencies to securely leverage technology to better serve the residents, businesses and visitors of Washington, DC.
Lindsey has worked in the public and private sectors to support practical, innovative policies and engagement models to help urban centers find new ways to remain competitive, diverse, and innovative in today’s global economy. She previously worked in the cyber-security sector in a number of roles, including as the Director of Internal Communications at Symantec.
Lindsey received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University and is a proud Shaw resident.
Keynote: Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose; A Conversation with Jean CaseFireside Chat: Data Driven in the DMV (the District, Maryland and Virginia) In this Fireside Chat, listen in as technology and policy leaders from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland discuss their shared and individual initiatives to share data, leverage resources and promote best practices in data sharing and governance. Philip Bane, Moderator Marc Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County, MD Lindsey Parker, Chief Technology Officer, Washington, DC Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia