Jennifer Hay

Defense Leadership

Jennifer Hay has served as the director of the Defense Digital Service under the Chief Digital and AI Office in the Pentagon since August 2023. In this role, she leads the Pentagon’s in-house digital team of highly experienced software and data engineers, data scientists, product managers, and user research designers tasked with delivering software-driven solutions to the department’s most critical, modern challenges. Before joining DDS, Hay was head of the global government relations team at DataRobot, Inc., an end-to-end enterprise artificial intelligence platform that automates and accelerates machine learning. Earlier in her career, she spent time in government in positions on the National Security Council staff, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security, and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

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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