Open Gov West 2011 has ended

Lovisa Williams

Lovisa Williams is the Deputy Director for the Department of State’s International Information Programs (IIP) Bureau’s Office of Innovative Engagement (OIE). She is the Social Media Strategist for the Department of State. She is the co-author for the Department of State’s first social media use policy. She is also the founder and the manager of the Department’s Community Managers Group and developed the Community Managers Boot Camp and other Community Manager training. Lovisa has over fourteen years of experience working for the Federal Government on technology and social media projects. She specializes in how disruptive technologies require organizational transformation. She teaches regularly at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center and provides project management expertise to a variety of projects. Lovisa lives at the intersection of people, government, and technology. She is an innovator who actively explores new ways to solve problems leveraging technology. Lovisa is an active participant in the community advocating for Government’s use of social media. She is a regular speaker in the Government 2.0 community. She is a member of the Federal Web Managers Sub Council on Social Media as the representative for the Department of State and serves on the Federal Government Social Media Training Working Group. Lovisa, and her work at the Department of State, are included in Charlene Li’s book Open Leadership as a business case. She has served for the past two years as one of the organizers for the Government 2.0 Camp in Los Angeles, CA. And she is currently serving on the Board of Advisors for Silberberg Innovations. Lovisa works on a number of community projects such as being the co-founder of the Mobile Citizen Summit and the organizer for the Global Citizen Project. For more about Lovisa’s work, you may follow her at @lovisatalk on Twitter.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, May 13

1:00pm PDT