Digital transformation expert Frank DiGiammarino joins Booz Allen Hamilton

28 February 2019 2 min. read
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Frank DiGiammarino will join government-focused consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton as executive vice president of innovation strategy. The experienced technology guru has previously held positions at Amazon Web Services, Georgetown’s Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, and the White House.

In his new role at Booz Allen, DiGiammarino will leverage his track record of driving successful digital change across the public, private, and academic sectors. He will help guide the consulting firm’s efforts to deliver positive and transformative tech solutions to government clients, including programs like District Defend, an RFID-enabled system that helps boost the mobility of government devices in sensitive and classified environments.

Before joining Booz Allen, DiGiammarino was a co-founder and advisor at sustainable investment engine Accelerated Digital Ventures, as well as a senior fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University. He worked at Amazon Web Services from 2012 to 2016, first as director of innovation and global expansion in the Worldwide Public Sector division, then as general manager of the US State and Local Government division.Digital transformation expert Frank DiGiammarino joins Booz Allen HamiltonBefore his time at AWS, DiGiammarino served as an advisor to Joe Biden during the Obama administration’s implementation of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, wherein he helped coordinate the disbursement of $787 billion in stimulus spending.

“Booz Allen’s unique approach to innovation leverages the firm’s expertise to deconstruct a problem to its core and bring together talent within and outside our firm to help find the right solution,” Susan Penfield, chief innovation officer and Strategic Innovation Group lead, said. “Frank’s impact-driven mindset and passion for driving transformational change to better solve society’s most complex problems will deepen how we analyze, collaborate, and bring solutions to our clients.”

Continuing its growth - in size as well as staff - Booz Allen will in September expand its office footprint at its Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia location to 84,000 square feet.