Chief Architect, Federal Technology Office, AT&T
About the Speaker – As a Chief Architect with AT&T Global Business – Public Sector Solutions, Usha Mohan applies her 28 years of experience in technology and management to designing innovative Smart Cities, IoT, drones and mobility solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Before joining AT&T, Mohan served as the Chief Information Officer for the 12th largest city in the U.S., Jacksonville, FL, where she managed all technology and collaborated with elected officials to modernize infrastructure and serve citizens with cost-efficient innovative applications of technology. During her tenure, Jacksonville ranked #3 on the Top Digital Cities List (2013, 2014) and was listed on the Top 10 of Forbes lists for the Cities where America’s Tech Future is Taking Shape and the Cities with the Highest Growth in the Tech Sector.
Ms. Mohan is an entrepreneur who founded Perforata, LLC, a company providing innovative and comprehensive Performance Management solutions and uReveal, Inc., a self-service Big Data analytics company. She has held technology management positions with Florida Blue, Johnson Controls and Deloitte Consulting.
Usha, a frequent speaker at government and technology conferences, has been awarded seven patents in the area of text and advanced analytics. Recognition includes being named as one of five “Most Influential South Asians” in 2013 by the INDOUS Chamber of Commerce. She also received both the Best CIO award (2013) and the IT Dream Team Award (2014) from Jacksonville Business journal at the Biztech Innovation Awards. In 2014, Usha earned a Community Service Award from the Mayor’s Asian American Advisory Board.
Mohan has served on several boards including the Metropolitan Information Exchange, Florida Local Government Information Systems Association and Tech Coast Conference. Currently, Mohan is a co-chair of INDOUS Chamber of Commerce and works with youth groups in the Jacksonville community to conduct events aimed at getting kids to college.