Dynamic Integrated Services (DIS), a CVE verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) government consultancy, announced today the appointment of Mark Forman as Executive Vice President, Enterprise Optimization and Transformation. In his new role, Forman focuses on working with U.S. federal government clients to improve their mission outcomes through innovations related to organizational and digital transformation approaches.
Formerly administrator of the Office of E-Government and IT (a position now known as the federal government’s chief information officer), Forman has been recognized for modernizing government and improving customer focus through his work spanning a variety of government and industry positions. Leveraging this experience, he will lead a team to advise and assist government leaders implementing new business solutions that address core performance challenges. His work will help agencies in defining modernization investments, taking advantage of technologies to simplify business processes, and turning data insights into actions that achieve better results. Forman also will work closely with DIS practice leads to ensure solutions address holistic, end-to-end organizational needs including IT, change management, human capital, and strategic communications requirements.
Bringing Mark into this new position gives DIS the opportunity to build a cutting-edge strategic transformation practice that can generate innovative solutions to age-old business problems within the U.S. federal government,” said CEO, JD Sullivan. “His integrated government, policy and IT expertise and vast years of experience making government work will help ensure our integrated solutions meet the specific needs of federal leaders and their agencies, promoting change in the desired direction.
In a career that has spanned more than three decades, Mr. Forman has a long record of results in government management reforms, spanning a variety of government and industry positions. As a government executive, he managed and led more than 2000 people working on 25 large multi-agency Presidential initiatives relating interactions between the federal government and businesses, federal and state governments, federal government and individuals, and shared services across agencies. He is widely accredited for his work in changing government’s approach for IT spending to focus on Return on Investment, cybersecurity, and modernization. As an industry executive, he built and led teams of consultants and program delivery for governments around the world. Mr. Forman excels at team building to define and achieve strategic programs and transformation initiatives. He has previously served in senior national and global leadership positions at Unisys, SAIC, Engility, KPMG and IBM. He also co-founded and led his own cloud computing and IT consulting companies. Forman is a member of multiple boards and advisory councils. In 2013, the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) honored him with the prestigious Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award for his contributions to the federal IT community. He also was inducted into the GCN Hall of Fame in 2006 and received the Eagle Award from Federal Computer Week for exceptional government service in 2002.
Asked why he chose to work with DIS, Mr. Forman shared “This new role provides the opportunity to work directly with government leaders driving positive change. DIS has the culture, capabilities and platform that will support the integrated approaches needed to achieve modernization and innovation. We provide a highly strategic and agile team that can quickly diagnose issues, develop responses, and help government leaders drive change in a manner that agencies need more than ever.
Mr. Forman is a CIO SAGE and former fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is a member of the Industry Advisory Council’s Presidential Transition team. He has given well over 100 speeches on federal IT management, E-Government, business transformation and information technology to a wide variety of industry groups and government officials from around the world. Mr. Forman has testified before the U.S. Congress, Australia Senate, and several State Houses on information policy and management reform issues. He is a frequent guest on radio, television, and social media interviews related to government modernization, and published numerous papers and articles on government reform.