D.C. tech groups welcome Google exec’s appointment as Chief Technology Officer – The Washington Post

“As Megan Smith makes her transition from Silicon Valley to the nation’s capital, she will be watched closely by members of the Washington tech community.

Smith, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who most recently served as Google’s vice president, is set to become the nation’s third chief technology officer and the first woman to take on the role that was created by President Obama in 2009.

But defining the chief technology officer’s job and how it relates to the private sector has been tricky.”

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