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RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture Federal Services currently announced a appointment of Christopher L. Smith as U.S. sovereign arch record and creation officer. He will assume a new position on Apr 9.
Smith will retire on Apr 7 from his position with a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) where he served as arch information officer (CIO) given 2009 and led one of a largest sovereign supervision migrations to cloud computing and large-scale information converging efforts. His sovereign supervision knowledge also includes comparison positions with a General Services Administration and a Internal Revenue Service and he served 25 years with a Air National Guard. Smith was named Federal CIO of a Year in 2011 by Government Executive repository and comparison as a Federal 100 honoree by Federal Computer Week repository in 2012 and 2011.
“Chris brings to Accenture extended knowledge opposite a sovereign government,” pronounced Kay Kapoor, who leads Accenture’s sovereign business. “But it is his consistent expostulate for record creation that will be many valued by a sovereign clients.”
Reporting to Kapoor, Smith will be obliged for building a record bulletin for a company’s sovereign business and overseeing services supposing to sovereign clients in vital areas such as secure cloud computing, large data, logistics and supply sequence and cost reduction.
“I am vehement to be fasten a Accenture team. The Accenture code is famous globally as a premier personality in consulting and implementing innovative business solutions. we am looking brazen to delivering on that guarantee for a vicious missions that a nation’s open zone executes face each day,” Smith said.
Smith served as co-chair of a Best Practices Committee for a Federal CIO Council and as supervision chair of a American Council for Technology/Industry Advisory Council’s Executive Leadership Conference.
He perceived his bachelor’s and master’s of open administration degrees from a University of South Florida and warranted a master’s grade in government information systems from George Washington University. He is a late Reserve Air Force communications officer who resides in Virginia with his mother and dual children.
Accenture has worked with each cabinet-level group and some-more than 20 of a largest sovereign agencies.
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Accenture is a tellurian government consulting, record services and outsourcing company, with some-more than 246,000 people portion clients in some-more than 120 countries. Combining forlorn experience, endless capabilities opposite all industries and business functions, and endless investigate on a world’s many successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to assistance them turn high-performance businesses and governments. The association generated net revenues of US$25.5 billion for a mercantile year finished Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com.