Posted by Tom Foremski - January 21, 2009
President Barack Obama has promised to appoint a Chief Technology Officer for the US. I've heard some great suggestions from readers and I'm sure they would do a great job. My top choice would be Judy Estrin because of these qualities:
- she is a successful serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur.
- she is a former CTO of Cisco Systems.
- she has studied the subject of innovation in great detail with the recent publication of her book: Closing the Innovation Gap: Reigniting the Spark of Creativity in a Global Economy
- she is one our top thought leaders.
- she sits on the boards of some of the world's largest companies: The Walt Disney Company, Federal Express, and is a former director at Sun Microsystems.
Here is my interview with Ms Estrin from last year in which we talk about her recently published book:
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