Mark Forman is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of professional experience, including a Presidential appointment to be the first U.S. Administrator for E-Government and Information Technology, the Federal Government’s Chief Information Officer. Mark has a long record of accomplishments in government management reforms, spanning a variety of government and industry positions.
Mark serves as Vice President, Digital Government for Unisys Federal, leveraging deep Public Sector and emerging technology expertise to provide solutions important to U.S. Federal government clients. This includes providing thought leadership and executive sponsorship for teams supporting key clients, as well shepherding strategic application of cloud and digital technologies to develop new offerings in line with the President’s Management Agenda.
Prior to joining Unisys, Mark was Vice President for IT Services and Cloud Solutions, assisting government agencies in transitioning to the cloud by providing advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the federal government. This work includes creating and managing a high quality team of consultants that developed IT Modernization Roadmaps and a modern IT governance framework, and engineers who architected and deployed FEMA’s first hybrid cloud.
Mark is a CIO Sage. He twice led the Industry Advisory Council’s Presidential Transition initiative. He is a respected speaker on government use of cloud computing, government reform, IT risk management, Enterprise Architecture, data center consolidation, digital technologies, and cyber security. He has testified in state and federal legislatures, and given well over 100 speeches to a wide variety of industry groups and government officials from around the world. He has participated in on-line Q&A sessions hosted by the Whitehouse and Washington Post, and written numerous papers and reports on government management and use of IT.
Professional Accomplishments, Affiliations, and Other:
- Former Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration
- Janice K. Mendenhall Award for Leadership
- CIO SAGE at the Partnership for Public Service
- GCN Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement award
- FCW Eagle Award Winner
- Industry Advisory Council Executive Chairman’s Award
- Multiple Fed100 Awards
- Guest Lecturer, Defense Acquisition University