GovTech4Biden is going away, but the next stage of the larger impetus that propelled the successful effort is just beginning.
President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris said today they plan to nominate Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security, and Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
Fresh off its six-figure fundraising total supporting last week’s victory by President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Sen. Kamala Harris, GovTech4Biden is moving on to its next mission of providing government technology policy inputs to the Biden-Harris transition team and the incoming Congress.
The most consequential presidential election in a generation is just four weeks away, and it’s time for the government technology community to stand up and be counted.
Several members of the House and Senate are lining up their support for GovTech4Biden – a group of government technology leaders that is raising money to support the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in November.
A group of government tech leaders that have joined together to support Joe Biden for President has kicked off its initial policy discussions, and is picking up steam on fundraising with its third event planned for August 26 headlined by Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., chairman of the House Government Operations Subcommittee. Earlier GovTech4Biden fundraisers featured Tony Scott, former Federal CIO, and Chris DeRusha, Biden Campaign Chief Information Security Officer.