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David Powner

MEMBER SINCE: 2020

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Dave is a Director for Strategic Engagement and Partnerships at the MITRE Corporation. In this role, he enhances MITRE’s strategic corporate partnership interactions and development of new opportunities with the federal government, states, the private sector, and academia. Dave has more than 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining MITRE, he served as a Director at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) where he led numerous reviews of federal information technology that resulted in Dave testifying before Congress more than 100 times. He received Federal Computer Week’s Federal 100 award in 2008, 2012, and 2017. In 2017, he was the federal government’s top awardee receiving the Eagle award for his contributions to the federal information technology community. In the private sector, Dave led software development teams in the telecommunications industry. Dave is a frequent speaker and has been featured on Government Matters. He has also been a radio guest on multiple radio programs including Federal News Radio.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Director, Strategic Engagement and Partnerships
MITRE Corporation
2018
Present
Executive Director, Center for Data-Driven Policy
MITRE
2020
Present
Director IT Management Issues
U.S. Government Accountability Office
2002
2018
Director IT
Qwest Communications
1999
2002
various
U.S. General Accounting Office
1988
1999
Primary Policy Areas

Government Operations/Innovation

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Information Technology, Performance Measurement, Procurement and Acquisition, Risk Management, Strategic Planning