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Top Government and Industry Executives Gather to Discuss Cloud Policy, Security, Technology Solutions and Best Practices at the 4th Annual GovForward™ MultiCloud Series: FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit

Remarks from Rep. Gerald E. Connolly; Rob Vietmeyer, Director of Cloud and Software Modernization for the Department of Defense; and Brian Conrad, Acting FedRAMP Director and Program Manager for Cybersecurity

May 9, 2022

Virtual event takes place on May 12 beginning at 8:15 am ET

Washington, DC (May 9, 2022) GovExec, the leading information services company for government leaders and contractors, has partnered with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, to host its fourth annual GovForward® MultiCloud Series: FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit on May 12, 2022. The virtual event will gather the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) leaders, government executives, and cloud technology experts to analyze the current state of cloud computing, the relationship between cloud-based services and government agencies, the priorities of this marketplace and the path of the industry going forward. 

“We want to make sure that agencies have secure cloud services to use," Brian Conrad, Acting Director of FedRAMP, GSA said. “FedRAMP sits at a unique place…, we make sure that our government agencies are protecting federal information and they have the tools to do that.” 


What: GovForward MultiCloud Series: FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit

When: May 12, 2022 8:15 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Where: To receive the LIVE SUMMIT LINK, please register here. This event is free of charge.

 Who: GovForward’s keynotes and panels feature top-level speakers, including:

  • Gerald E. Connolly - United States House of Representatives (D-VA), Sponsor, FedRAMP Authorization Act (HR. 3941)

  • Brian Conrad - Acting FedRAMP Director and Program Manager for Cybersecurity, GSA

  • Leah McGrath - Executive Director, StateRAMP

  • Al Bowden - Deputy Chief Information Officer of Cyber Relations, Department of State

  • Lou Charlier- Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Labor

  • J.R. Sloan - Chief Information Officer, State of Arizona

  • Rob Vietmeyer - Director of Cloud and Software Modernization, Office of the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Enterprise, Department of Defense,

  • Victoria Yan Pillitteri - Acting Manager of Security Engineering and Risk Management Group, NIST

  • Nancy Rainosek - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Texas


Sponsors for the GovForward MultiCloud Series: FedRAMP Policy & Marketplace Update include AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, VMware, SAP NS2, Tanium, Salesforce, MongoDB, Adobe,  CyberRes, Micro Focus, Tenable,  Genesys, Akamai, SailPoint, Splunk, Okta, , New Relic, AvePoint, Copado, Informatica, and Equifax.


About GovExec:

GovExec’s data and insights set the standard for depth, accuracy, and impact for government leaders and contractors. As the market-leading information and intent-based marketing platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. Our strategic sales enablement and intent-based marketing solutions accelerate revenue growth to fuel market success. The platform is powered by the largest and most sophisticated database in the public sector, GovExec’s platform reaches 3.3 million government influencers each month and provides its marketing clients with a significant competitive advantage in driving higher conversion and growth.

About Carahsoft:

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government agencies and Education and Healthcare markets. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, Carahsoft delivers solutions for Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Open Source, Customer Experience and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators and consultants, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.

Media Contacts:
For Carahsoft: Liz Stein

lstein@govexec.com | 240.461.3053

For Carahsoft: Mary Lange
PR@carahsoft.com | 703.230.7434









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