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Michael Conlin


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Technologist and tall bald guy, passionate about digital transformation.

Mr. Conlin has a multi-decade track record of success in innovation roles from Chief Data Officer to Chief Technology Officer to Chief Provocateur. He served as the first Chief Data Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense, and then as its first Chief Business Analytics Officer. Prior to that Mr. Conlin has 20+ years of experience in Information Technology. He has worked in 20+ countries across five continents. He is internationally known for his thought-leadership on digital transformation, data analytics, and ethical AI. He has served as a Chief Technology Officer at EDS Australia, Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific & Japan, HP Enterprise Services Asia, HPES US Public Sector, DXC Public Sector, and Definitive Logic. A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Conlin has a track record of success launching and leading small businesses. When Mr. Conlin is not pursuing his technology passions at work, he pursues creative passions including blacksmithing, goldsmithing, hot glass blowing, enameling, lapidary carving, and welding.