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Anjelica Dortch

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Technology Policy Executive


Anjelica Dortch recently joined IBM’s Government and Regulatory Affairs team where she focuses on the company’s policy priorities for responsible artificial intelligence, cloud computing and blockchain technology.

She spent 10 years working for a variety of federal agencies, and become a technology leader with her daily work and by planning and organizing an IT and cybersecurity hiring fair and the first Women in Federal IT and Cyber event. Most recently she was a Senior Advisor at the Executive Office of the President where she was recognized by Federal Computer Week as a “Rising Star” in government.

“I am a positive, forward-thinking trailblazer that is always working to eliminate barriers for women and people of color to start rewarding careers in technology and cybersecurity,” Dortch said.

A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Dortch earned a Master of Business Administration at the University of Maryland in 2000 and a Master of Science in Financial Management and Information Systems at the University of Maryland University College in 2018.

“The IT and cybersecurity executives supporting this nomination believe I am an extremely smart, positive, resilient and transformational leader,” she said. “I look forward to continuing the support of my community and helping to drive positive change in the years to come.”

This is a winner profile from The Daily Record's 2019 Leading Women awards. Information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.