Dr. Theresa A. Pardo
Dr. Theresa A. Pardo is a globally recognized expert on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Innovation in government. She serves as Director of the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and holds research professor appointments in Public Administration and Policy and Informatics. Under her leadership, the Center works closely with government, civil society, research, and industry teams to carry out applied research and problem-solving projects focused on the intersection of policy, management, and technology in the governmental context. She is president-elect of the Digital Government Society and serves on national and international advisory and editorial boards. Her written work received the 2008 Best Paper of the Year Award from the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, and Best Paper Award in the E-Government Track at the 2009 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.