Obama’s Weekly Address Focuses On Efficiency, Innovation
First, he talks about how he’s going to start talking about all the spending he’s going to cut in the coming weeks. I wonder if it’ll quiet critics who say he’s spending us into the poor house. Probably not, but I’ll keep my eye out nonetheless.
He also introduces the Chief Performance Officer and Chief Technology Officer, two brand new positions.
And here are their bios…
Jeffrey D. Zients – Chief Performance Officer
Zients has twenty years of business experience as a CEO, management consultant and entrepreneur with a deep understanding of business strategy, process reengineering and financial management. He served as CEO and Chairman of the Advisory Board Company and Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board. These firms are leading providers of performance benchmarks and best practices across a wide range of industries. Currently, he is the Founder and Managing Partner of Portfolio Logic, an investment firm focused primarily on business and healthcare service companies.
Aneesh Paul Chopra – Chief Technology Officer
Chopra serves as Virginiaâ€™s Secretary of Technology. He leads the Commonwealthâ€™s strategy to effectively leverage technology in government reform, to promote Virginiaâ€™s innovation agenda, and to foster technology-related economic development. Previously, he worked as Managing Director with the Advisory Board Company, leading the firmâ€™s Financial Leadership Council and the Working Council for Health Plan Executives
More as it develops…