Lena Trudeau serves as a Senior Advisor for the Canadian Digital Service at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. She is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Nuage Cloud Strategies, a firm that provides technology, strategy and advisory services to a broad range of clients, with a focus on digital adoption and government modernization. Previously, Lena led the Amazon Web Services Public Sector business in Canada where she helped government, education, health care, and not-for- profit organizations find better, more cost-effective ways to serve their customers and constituencies. Also at AWS, she led global expansion efforts for the Public Sector division and ran global programs focused on scientific computing, open data, and educating the next generation of IT professionals. Lena served as member of the U.S. Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service. As Associate Commissioner at the General Services Administration, she stood up the Office of Strategic Innovations with a mandate to leverage technology to transform business operations. Lena spearheaded the creation of 18F, an in-house digital delivery team that builds effective, user-centric digital services and directed the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, a highly competitive program that pairs government experts with private sector entrepreneurs to tackle the nation’s biggest challenges. Prior to entering government, Lena served as Vice President, overseeing service delivery at the National Academy of Public Administration, a non-partisan, congressionally chartered organization that assists government leaders in building more effective, efficient, accountable, and transparent organizations. Lena is a frequent commentator, speaker and advocate on government modernization, digital adoption, digital inclusion and women in technology. She is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Federal 100 award, which recognizes government and industry leaders who’ve played pivotal roles in the U.S. federal government IT community, and was named one of FedScoop’s Top 50 Women in Tech. She received a Masters in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Ottawa.