Michele Weslander Quaid
Michele Weslander Quaid is the Chief Technology Officer (Federal) and Innovation Evangelist for Google. Throughout her career, Michele has taken on the challenge of creating startups and transforming existing businesses in both industry and government. Through her successes, she has been recognized and sought after as a leader of change and innovation. Prior to joining Google on 4 April 2011, Michele’s work experience included nearly 20 years in the national security community, to include over a decade in industry as an Image Scientist and Chief Engineer supporting government programs, before being asked to join the US Government in 2002 in various transformational roles.