JC Herz

JC Herz is the COO of Ion Channel, and has served on federal advisory and research boards for more than a decade. She co-chairs the NTIA (Department of Commerce) Software Transparency Standards and Formats working group. She has served as a White House Special Consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and as an advisor to DARPA’s Defense Sciences Office. JC co-authored the Pentagon’s Open Technology Development roadmap spearheaded by Sue Payton, then head of acquisitions for the Air Force. JC served on the National Academy of Science’s (NAS) Standing Committee on Technology Insight (TIGER), a future-trends council for the intelligence community, the National Science Foundation’s Federal Advisory Committee for Education and Human Resources, and the National Research Council’s committee on IT and Creative Practice.