An Insider’s View of Digital Transformation

June 19, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Since taking the helm at the Technology Transformation Service (TTS) in early 2019, Anil Cheriyan has overseen some of the federal government’s most sweeping efforts to modernize the way agencies do business and deliver services for citizens and customers. While agencies are making unprecedented investments in IT, TTS is helping them develop and share best practices through programs like the Centers of Excellence initiative, while making strides to recruit and retain top technology talent.

Join Bloomberg Government federal market analyst, Chris Cornillie, for a one-on-one conversation with TTS Director, Anil Cheriyan, to explore the most sought after questions about federal IT modernization:

  • What are federal agencies’ priorities for replacing or augmenting paper-based services with digital ones?
  • How can agencies take advantage of technologies like robotic process automation and machine learning?
  • How can agencies secure their software supply chains without sacrificing speed?
  • What’s ahead for the Centers of Excellence initiative?
  • How can industry get involved in the federal government’s digital transformation efforts?



Chris Cornillie
IT Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Chris Cornillie is a federal market analyst with Bloomberg Government. Cornillie provides expert analysis on articifical intelligence, cloud, and IT modernization. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he specialized in cybersecurity and information technology at Gartner, a leading advisory and consulting firm, and at Atlantic Media and the Aspen Institute. Chris received a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. Follow me @ChrisCornillie

Anil Cheriyan
Deputy Commissioner Federal Acquisition Service and Director
Technology Transformation Service

Anil Cheriyan is the Deputy Commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and Director of the Technology Transformation Services (TTS). TTS applies modern methodologies and technologies to improve the public’s experience with government, and helps federal agencies build, buy and share technology to achieve their digital transformation and modernization goals. In this position, he oversees the Presidential Innovation Fellows, 18F, the Office of Products and Programs, and the IT Modernization Centers of Excellence along with offices that provide support across TTS.