Federal Contractors | Technology 2023: JOHN GOODMAN
CEO, ACCENTURE FEDERAL SERVICES, ARLINGTON COUNTY
Formerly an associate professor at Harvard Business School and deputy undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations at the Department of Defense, Goodman now leads Accenture subsidiary AFS, a federal contractor offering IT services. He previously held several leadership roles at Accenture before becoming CEO of AFS in 2017.
In May, AFS received a place on a contract worth up to $2.6 billion to modernize systems for the IRS, and in April, AFS launched a Federal Generative AI Center of Excellence, where researchers design artificial intelligence-powered prototypes and scale them for use at federal agencies.
A recipient of Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 Award each year since 2018, Goodman also received several awards for public service during his time at the Department of Defense. He co-chairs the Atlantic Council’s Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data and serves on the boards of the Atlantic Council and the Northern Virginia Technology Council.
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