White House Picks Former Twitter Exec As First Chief Digital Officer

“After devoting years to such Silicon Valley companies as Google and Twitter, Jason Goldman announced Tuesday he would soon be helping a new entity strengthen its digital presence — the federal government.

As part of its efforts to engage with members of the public on the Internet, the White House created the position of chief digital officer and asked Goldman to assume the new role, he said in a post on Medium.

Beginning April 6, Goldman will take over leadership of the White House’s Office of Digital Strategy. He is expected to help the federal government step beyond the realm of simply broadcasting information into the public abyss and into forming more fully-fledged connections with citizens, according to his post.”


Full Story (Source: Nextgov)

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