Karen Jackson, Former Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia
Ms. Jackson was recently the Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. As Secretary, she was responsible for policy and legislative initiatives as well as developing programs to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development, and adoption. Karen knows the cybersecurity space very well. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Commonwealth’s Deputy Secretary of Technology and Vice President of Broadband Programs for the Center for Innovative Technology. She was also named as one of State Scoop's Top Women in Technology, 2017.