Gov 2.0 Events :  Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase  •  Gov 2.0 Summit

Government as a PEACEKEEPER Panel Discussion

Government as a Peacekeeper
Location: Room 146 Level:
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

A panel discussion featuring the Government as a PEACEKEEPER category speakers, moderated by Dan Mintz of CSC, and Steve Ressler of

Photo of Dan Mintz

Dan Mintz


Daniel Mintz currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Civil and Health Services Group at CSC. In this role, he serves as a strategic thought leader to ensure that the right combination of technology and services are brought to bear in support of CSC’s key government customers. He is responsible for providing overall technology leadership for the Group, identifying key current and future customer requirements, and interfacing with CSC’s industry leading technologists and scientists.

Previously, Mr. Mintz served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). As CIO, Mintz served as the principal advisor to the Secretary on matters involving information resources and information services management. Mintz came to DOT from Sun Microsystems, where he most recently served as the Director for Government Compliance Programs and was responsible for leading a corporate-wide group responsible for security, legal, and regulatory compliance for Sun’s US Government business.

Mr. Mintz’s 30+ year professional career has included senior positions leading product marketing efforts, managing the implementation of software development, and performing technical consulting.

Photo of Steve Ressler

Steve Ressler

Steve Ressler is an accomplished innovator, presenter, and author on matters related to Gov 2.0 and recruiting/retaining young government employees. Mr. Ressler is the founder of, a “Facebook for Government” which connects and foster collaboration among over 11,000 members of the government community including federal, state, local, and international government innovators. Steve is also the co-founder of Young Government Leaders, a professional organization of over 2,000 government employees across the U.S. Mr. Ressler received the 2007 and 2009 Federal 100 Award for his service in the government IT community. He is a 2004 master’s graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a past recipient of the DHS Graduate Fellowship.

Schedule views

O'Reilly Media Logo
  • Jive Software
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Siteworx
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov
  • Anita Borg Institute
  • The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Express
  • Fedscoop
  • Mozes
  • Open Source for America
  • Social Media Today
  • The Washington Post
  • Who Runs Gov

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Jessica Timmer at or download the Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Sponsor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

For media partnerships, contact Matthew Balthazor 949-223-3628 mbalthazor

Program Ideas

Send an email to

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at or Natalia Wodecki at

Contact Us

View a complete list of Gov 2.0 Events contacts.