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Martha Johnson

Martha Johnson is a leadership expert who draws on the lessons learned as an executive with a more than 30-year career in business and government. She was nominated by President Obama and confirmed unanimously by the US Senate to be the Administrator of the General Services Administration, a position she held for two years. She also served eight years with the Clinton Administration. Her private sector career has spanned the information technology, architecture, strategic consulting, and automotive industries. Johnson has delivered over 50 public speeches on topics including leadership, organizational transformation, sustainability, and government innovation. She has been featured repeatedly in the press and has testified before the US Congress on government effectiveness. She is the author of On My Watch: Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience. Johnson graduated with a BA from Oberlin College and MBA from Yale University's School of Management. She resides in Annapolis, MD.