Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson

Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia

Jackson serves as a senior advisor to the Governor of Virginia on technology matters including innovation, data analytics, telecommunications, cybersecurity, and unmanned systems. She is also responsible for overseeing the Commonwealth's IT infrastructure. As secretary, she is responsible for policy and legislative initiatives as well as developing programs to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development and adoption. Jackson serves on a number of boards including the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Center for Innovative Technology, and serves as Governor McAuliffe's representative to the FCC's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee.