Eileen Vidrine

Defense Leadership

As chief data and artificial intelligence officer for the Department of the Air Force, Eileen Vidrine works to drive innovation through the optimization of enterprise data management, analytics and digital transformation across the Air and Space Force. Vidrine is also responsible for responsible and ethical use of artificial intelligence and related technologies across all mission areas, a critical task as the Department of the Air Force strives to become AI-ready by 2025 and AI-competitive before the end of the decade.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. Prior to joining Scoop News Group in early 2014, Billy embedded himself in Washington, DC's tech startup scene for a year as a tech reporter at InTheCapital, now known as DC Inno. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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