Executive Director, Center for Digital Government
Todd Sander is Executive Director of the Center for Digital Government where he is responsible for driving the strategic direction and development of the Center's programs and for providing thought leadership and hands-on expertise in expanding the Center’s services to both government and industry. Sander has worked extensively with federal, state and local government for over 20 years to improve public service though the use of information technology. He has served as Chief Information Officer/Assistant City Manager for the City of Tucson, Deputy CIO for the State of Washington and worked as a consultant in support of the Department of Defense, national intelligence communities and multi-state law enforcement agencies. He has received several national honors including the 2003 National Public Technologist of the Year.
Former CIA Senior Analyst
Cindy Storer, as a Senior Analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency, was among the very few who first identified and warned about Al-Qaeda in the mid-1990s. Both before and after 9/11, Cindy researched, wrote, and briefed about Afghanistan, Islamic Extremism, Al-Qaeda and various other aspects of the “War on Terror” to senior policymakers. Her inventive model for understanding terrorism was featured as one of the Best Ideas of 2006 by the New York Times Magazine. Since leaving the CIA in 2007, Cindy has been a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland, provided analysis training and education to US federal, state, and local agencies, and teaches intelligence and terrorism courses at Coastal Carolina University. She is also currently consulting with the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. In 2013, Cindy was featured in the Emmy Award-winning HBO documentary Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden.