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Washington Cyber Roundtable Announces Juliana Vida Joins Board of Advisors

WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Cyber Roundtable announced today the appointment of Juliana Rosati Vida, Chief Technical Advisor for the Public Sector Division at Splunk, Inc., to its Board of Advisors.

“Juliana is an esteemed leader in the federal IT space and her expansive knowledge of the field will be invaluable to the Washington Cyber Roundtable,” said Dr. Barbara George, executive director. “ I look forward to working with her as our organization continues to address cyber challenges that incorporate multiple stakeholders and technologies.”


George Meyers, Founder and Chairman of the Board added, “Juliana is a person of great caliber and without a doubt an excellent addition to the Washington Cyber Roundtable leadership team. Her unique insight into the federal IT will truly benefit the non-profit and our mission to foster communication about cyber challenges and solutions between the public and private sectors.”


About Juliana

Juliana Rosati Vida is the Chief Technical Advisor – Public Sector at Splunk, Inc. In this technology evangelist role she brings executive-level thought leadership to Splunk’s federal, state and local government and higher education customers and partners, both current and future. She empowers them to accelerate mission outcomes by leveraging the power of data. Prior to joining Splunk, Julie was a Vice President in Gartner Executive Programs, leading a team of executive partners supporting federal government Chief Information Officers (CIO) and IT senior leaders.


Mrs. Vida brings more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished leader and IT professional. She has a record of building and leading collaborative teams to successfully align technological solutions and operational insight to the organization's mission and strategy.


Before entering commercial industry as an executive leader, Julie spent 24 years in the United States Navy, serving in highly dynamic, decision-making positions at sea and on shore as both a combatant ship driver and helicopter pilot. Her record of razor-sharp focus, decision-making, and unquestioned integrity led to her taking senior leadership roles in the Navy’s CIO organization, culminating in serving as the Navy’s Deputy CIO in the Pentagon.

Julie’s extensive experience in leading and inspiring teams in the most stressful environments, developing effective policies and IT strategies, creating innovative solutions, and translating IT business value to the C suite have made her a true thought leader in the public sector IT space.


She is a past Vice President on the board of directors of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association’s Greater Washington Chapter, and is a current member of Women in Technology and Women in Defense. She volunteers with local chapters of Girls Who Code and Girls on the Run. A self-professed foodie, she is also an accomplished triathlete, marathoner, and televised game show champion.


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