Vicki Hildebrand


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Vicki Hildebrand

Chief Information Officer, Department of Transportation

A former tech and business executive at Hewlett-Packard, Vicki Hildebrand is well acquainted the fast-evolving nature of technology. Now she’s tasked with managing the IT infrastructure of one of the federal government’s largest entities. The Department of Transportation CIO said her agency is positioned to make the most of IT modernization, including technologies such as Internet of Things devices. “The environment at the DOT is perfect for a digital transformation,” she said. “Secretary Elaine Chao and her team have built innovation into the department’s strategy. With the transportation landscape exploding with innovation such as drones, automated vehicles of all kinds — trains, ships, buses, semis — and the use of natural language for the immense amount of data we are collecting, IT is front and center in the department’s strategy.”

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