OpenConnect CEO Edward M. L. Peters Selected as a Commissioner for TechAmerica Foundation’s CLOUD2 Initiative
Peters to help craft recommendations for the Obama Administration on deploying cloud technology; creating policies that drive U.S. innovation and leadership
Dallas, TX, April 19, 2011 - OpenConnect, the leader in business process intelligence and workforce analytics software and services, today announced CEO Edward M.L. Peters was named a Commissioner on the TechAmerica Foundation Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2).
The Commission is mandated to provide the Obama Administration with recommendations for how government could better deploy cloud technologies, and for public policies that will help drive U.S. innovation in the cloud and spur economic growth.
Recommendations for government deployment will be presented to Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. Commercial-facing recommendations will be shared with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Commerce Under Secretary Pat Gallagher.
“At OpenConnect, we work with customers across industries to help executives more accurately measure productivity and eliminate inefficiencies to create more effective business processes,” said Edward M.L. Peters, CEO, OpenConnect. “Now we have a chance to work with some of the best minds in business and technology to explore the same questions of efficiency as they relate to cloud computing. By working with the Obama Administration to develop a strategy for cloud technology development and deployment, we can position the private and government sectors for increased productivity, efficiency and innovative solutions.”
OpenConnect is the leader in process intelligence and workforce analytics solutions that automatically discover, automate and improve service processes and optimize workforce productivity. Combining unparalleled experience and solution capabilities, OpenConnect enables our clients to more quickly address and adapt to today’s operational and competitive challenges. Learn more about OpenConnect at www.oc.com.
About TechAmerica Foundation
TechAmerica Foundation educates executives, policymakers, opinion leaders, and the public on the size, scope, outlook, and impact of the technology industry and on policies that enable and promote technological innovations to advance prosperity, security, and the general welfare. Launched in 1981, the Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit affiliate of TechAmerica, the leading voice and resource for the U.S. technology industry. The Foundation disseminates award-winning industry, policy, and market research covering topics such as U.S. competitiveness in a global economy, innovation in government, government IT forecasts, technology employment and international trade indicators, and other areas of national interest. It also organizes conferences and seminars to explore pertinent issues with government and industry representatives and to share the Foundation’s findings.