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Warm welcome to ThoughtWorks in FedHealthIT

ThoughtWorks recruits former VA Center for Innovation Director, Jonah Czerwinski as Federal Public Sector Practice Lead

Article about being named a Senior Advisor for Amida Technologies.

Small Business adds VA and Industry Innovation Leader as Senior Advisor

G2X blurb about joining Booz Allen to refocus on public sector modernization.

Former VA Innovation Lead Takes on a New Challenge with Industry

Published by Veterans for Hillary: Veterans, Military Families & Defense Leaders Supporting Hillary Clinton for President in 2016, Medium, October 30, 2016

Care for Our Veterans — A Patriotic Duty

Writing on The White House Blog about our investment in and launch of an “Integrated Business Accelerator” to support Veteran entrepreneurs and start-ups.

The White House Blog

View and download some of the presentations I've given.

SlideShare | Jonah's Presentations

Jonah's Github account is used to learn from others.

Github | Jonah Czerwinski

 

Video of testimony before the House Subcommittee House Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation

Hearing testimony: "Assessing the Resiliency of the Nation's Supply Chain"

Statement for the record by Jonah Czerwinski for House Subcommittee hearing entitled "Assessing the Resiliency of the Nation's Supply Chain."

Congressional Testimony Before House Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation

Congressional Record of hearing testimony of Jonah Czerwinski before the House Subcommittee hearing entitled "Partnering with the Private Sector to Secure Critical Infrastructure: Has the Department of Homeland Security Abandoned the Resilience-based Approach?"

Congressional Testimony Before House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection

"The move to transition VAi2 into the VA Center for Innovation (VACI) this year reflects a commitment to fostering a culture of creativity and determination to make life better for our Veterans, their families, and their survivors. This commitment is rooted in a belief that a large organization benefits from maintaining a disciplined process for tapping the talent and expertise of those on its front lines and outside its walls...."

Jonah Czerwinski writes for GovExec's Promising Practices column

The State of California Little Hoover Commission is an independent state oversight agency that was created in 1962 to investigate state government operations and – through reports, recommendations and legislative proposals – promote efficiency, economy and improved service.

Testimony of Jonah Czerwinski before the California Little Hoover Commission

VA transitions the VA Innovation Initiative, or VAi2, into a more permanent VA Center for Innovation (VACI).  VACI  Director Jonah Czerwinski explains how the new VACI -- a sort of venture team inside the largest civilian government agency -- operates, how it defines success, and who some of its main backers are.

VACI on YouTube

The VA has expanded its efforts to eliminate homelessness among Veterans with Project REACH.  Short for “Real-Time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless,” it is a competition that challenges software designers to create smartphone and Web apps to place community resources for homeless veterans and those who want to help them within instant reach.

Jon Bon Jovi Teams up with VACI

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs also gains from the partnership. Jonah Czerwinski, director of the VA’s Center for Innovation, said that iFAB supports the VA’s goal of “finding new ways of providing veterans with resources that help them serve an important role in America’s economy.”

DARPA-VACI Partnership

Jonah's WhiteHouse.gov page.

White House Profile | Jonah J. Czerwinski

Jon Bon Jovi with the Project REACH team to announce finalists in contest to create app to aid Veterans experiencing homelessness.

Stars & Stripes | Project REACH Finalists Announced

This is the AngelList account where we find the diamonds in the rough, as well as the usual suspects.

AngelList | Jonah Czerwinski

Jonah's page on Quora, where he poses far more questions than he fields.

Quora | Jonah Czerwinski

With the help of more than 50 of the world's most respected companies, Business Forward is making it easier for tens of thousands of business leaders from across America to advise Washington on how to create jobs and accelerate our economy. Business Forward is active in over 100 cities and works with more than 450 senior Administration officials, Members of Congress, mayors, and governors.

Jonah's Business Forward Speaker Profile

VAnguard article about VAi2’s second BAA focuses on leveraging the best ideas from the private sector. We’ve got a new web-based process, a new website, five new topics, and up to $100M for innovations that improve access, enhance quality, drive down costs, and increase customer satisfaction among our Veterans. We’re very excited to get started.

VAntagePoint Announces VACI Industry Innovation Competition

The move to transition VAi2 into the VA Center for Innovation (VACI) this year reflects a commitment to fostering a culture of creativity and determination to make life better for our Veterans, their families, and their survivors. This commitment is rooted in a belief that a large organization benefits from maintaining a disciplined process for tapping the talent and expertise of those on its front lines and outside its walls....

A Hotbed of Innovation: The Exciting New Initiative at Veterans Affairs

Jonah Czerwinski, director of the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation (VACI), recently received a call from a stranger. This cold call came from the director of a startup interested in gamifying depression therapy, using game mechanics to engage users. Czerwinski receives calls like this daily, and that’s no accident; it is a direct result of VACI’s ability to clearly define a problem on the horizon and remain open to any response from anywhere.

"The New Government Leader"

Washington D.C. - The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) is pleased to announce that Jonah Czerwinski has joined the CSPC Board of Counselors. - See more at: http://www.thepresidency.org/blog/jonah-czerwinski-joins-cspc-board-counselors

Jonah Czerwinski joins CSPC Board of Counselors

The about.me profile for Jonah Czerwinski might have some additional info and links.

About.Me | Jonah Czerwinski

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