Who Will be Obama's CTO?
Speculation is again running rampant about who the nation's chief technology officer may be, and when the announcement could be made. The New York Times reports today that Obama's transition team will announce the appointment on Wednesday.
I wrote a story today about one possible candidate: Vivek Kundra, who is the CTO for the District of Columbia. He's received attention for letting outside developers create applications with the goal of making government data more transparent, among other things.
We'll keep you posted on the announcement. In the meantime, what do you think about some of Kundra's initiatives? Would they work in the federal government?
January 5, 2009; 12:55 PM ET
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