April 2, 2013
As an Oracle enterprise architect, Ted McLaughlan currently provides enterprise architecture and strategy counsel to clients and partners of Oracle's North American Public Sector. His focus with Oracle concerns the federal civilian and homeland security agencies, along with local and regional government agencies near Washington, D.C. Over the past 25 years, McLaughlan has helped hundreds of clients through significant change and opportunity, leveraging IT investment, IT governance and enterprise architecture methods to fulfill mission requirements and evolve more effective, efficient organizations. As a Certified Systems Engineer and Solution Architect, McLaughlan has delivered technology solutions and IT investment guidance through many technology leadership roles at EDS, Accenture, Blackstone Technology Group, NavigationArts and CSC. In addition to very large organizations, McLaughlan has guided many small and mid-sized companies and agencies through IT architecture, program management and investment planning and execution. He currently acts in a CTO advisory role for a family business (KME Internet Marketing), and provides digital interactive marketing, information architecture and CIO expertise to other businesses and startups via his volunteer roles as a Loudoun County Economic Development commissioner and advisor for the Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Ted holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia.
Al Baharmast, Ph.D.
CEO and Principal Business Consultant
Process Informatics Inc.
Process Informatics Inc. is a consulting firm specializing in enterprise architecture, business transformation, strategic planning, business process management and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation. Dr. Al Baharmast and his team of consultants are heavily engaged in sizeable enterprise architecture and transformation consulting projects at the United States Department of Defense. He also serves as an adjunct professor of operations management, project management and supply chain management. Previously, Baharmast served as a business consultant, the director of projects for a non-governmental health organization, an economics and financial analyst, and a programs analyst as well as a tax analyst and auditor.
Chief, Budget Systems; Policy Lead, Budget Formulation and Execution Line of Business
Office of Management and Budget
Since 1987, Andy Schoenbach has served as chief of the Budget Systems Branch at the Office of Management and Budget. He is responsible for OMB's MAX central budget systems that support the formulation and publication of the president's budget, as well as for data collection, tracking and decision-support activities. In addition, Schoenbach is the policy lead for the Budget Formulation and Execution E-Gov Line of Business initiative that is enhancing the effectiveness of federal budgeting under the programs of the Budget Officers Advisory Council.
Previously, Schoenbach held senior-management positions with the New York State Department of Health in support of state-wide public health information, provider regulation, healthcare-financing regulation, and service delivery. He also served as senior budget analyst for the New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Schoenbach holds a bachelor's degree with concentrations in physics, mathematics and economics from the New York University College of Arts and Sciences, and a master's degree in policy sciences from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Shahid Shah is an award-winning Government 2.0, Health IT, and Medical Device Integration software expert and internationally-recognized thought leader with more than 23 years of technology strategy, software engineering, entrepreneurship, speaking and writing experience. He's a serial entrepreneur that has co-founded and led Netspective.com, Physia.com, InfluentialNetworks.com, HealthcareGuy.com, HITSphere.com and simplifyMD.com within the last few years, and he has another two stealth startups in the works. His primary responsibility is his position as CEO of Netspective Communications, a computer software architecture and engineering firm delivering custom software for in-house, outsourced, or offshore solutions. Shah also serves as a senior technology advisor to Office of Management and Budget's Budget System Branch, the eGov Budget Formulation and Execution Line of Business (BFELoB.gov), Veterans Affairs (VA.gov), OSEHRA.org and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC.gov).