Mark Forman

forman_2010Mark 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. Mr. Forman has a long record of accomplishments in government management reforms, spanning a variety of government and industry positions. In his current role, Mr. Forman is leveraging deep domain industry expertise across the entire Unisys portfolio to provide solutions important to Public Sector clients. He has global responsibility for leading all Unisys activities and growing revenues and profitability within the Public Sector vertical. This includes providing direct leadership for the Client Executive teams supporting Public Sector clients and developing strong working relationships within Unisys to expand existing solutions and develop new offerings.

Prior to joining Unisys, Mr. Forman 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.

Mr. Forman is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and CIO Sage. He led the Industry Advisory Council’s Presidential Transition Study. He has given well over 100 speeches on federal IT management, E-Government, business transformation and information technology to a wide variety of industry groups and government officials from around the world. Mr. Forman has testified frequently before the U.S. Congress and California State Senate on information policy and management reform issues. 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. He is a respected speaker on government use of cloud computing, IT risk management, Enterprise Architecture, data center consolidation, e-government and social media tools.

Professional Accomplishments, Affiliations, and Other

  • 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
  • FOSE 2014 Advisory Council Chair
  • FOSE 2012-13 Cloud Computing Advisory Council Chair

 

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