NVTC

Biography

President and CEO
Bobbie Kilberg
President & CEO
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)


Bobbie Kilberg is President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), one of the largest technology councils in the nation. She has held this position since 1998. In 2001, she was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) during his term in office.

Kilberg is a graduate of Yale Law School, Columbia University and Vassar College. In 2013, she was awarded an honorary associate degree in humane letters by the Northern Virginia Community College.

Kilberg served as a White House Fellow on the staff of President Nixon's Domestic Policy Council, as Associate Counsel to President Ford and as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison and Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs for President George H.W. Bush. In the private sector, Kilberg was an attorney with Arnold & Porter, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mount Vernon College, and Director of the Aspen Institute's Project on the Future of Private Philanthropy.

In Virginia, Kilberg is a member of the Northern Virginia Regional Council of GO Virginia and has served on a number of gubernatorial Task Forces. Governor-elect Mark Warner appointed her to his Transition Council and Governor-elect Bob McDonnell named her as one of the five co-chairs of his Transition Team. From 2010 to 2012, Kilberg served on the Governor's Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring and the Governor's Commission on Military and National Security Facilities. In 2016, Senator Warner appointed her to serve on his Cybersecurity Task Force.

Kilberg serves on the board of directors of Appian, the American Action Forum, and the NVTC Foundation. She also is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Global Good Fund and the Honorary Board of Easter Seals DC/MD/VA. Her past board service includes United Bank – VA and the RG Group. Kilberg formerly served on the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia and the boards of trustees/directors of The George Washington University, public television station WETA, the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, The Potomac School, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, Lab School of Washington and the Greater Washington Sports Alliance.

Kilberg has been the recipient of many awards, which in recent years have included the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from Women in Technology, being named the 2009 Business Leader of the Year by Washingtonian magazine, induction as a Laureate into the Washington Business Hall of Fame in December 2013, selection for the Washington Business Journal’s 2015 and 2017 Power 100, Virginia Business magazine’s 2015, 2016 and 2018 Most Influential Virginians, Washingtonian magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2015 and 100 Tech Titans of Washington in 2015, 2017 and 2018, and the 2016 Loudoun Business Journal’s Women 100 List.

Kilberg resides in McLean, Va., with her husband Bill Kilberg, a retired senior partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and presently Chairman of the Board of Vorbeck Materials Corp. They have five children and eleven grandchildren.