Mission First

Podcast Series for Public Sector

Season One & Two

On VMware Mission First, we explore the technology transforming the public sector with industry professionals and VMware experts. Craig Bowman, Senior Director of Federal at VMware, hosts Mission First podcast and interviews government leaders on the latest technology trends in cybersecurity, MultiCloud, customer experience and more. This podcast season provides insights into the technology strategies employed by public sector agencies. Tune in every month for new episodes focusing on government mission – not products.

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Latest Episodes:


S2 Episode 4: Understanding the Framework of Cloud Economics - 3 Migration Considerations for Government

Tune in for season two, episode four of our Mission First podcast to hear Yvette Edwards, Vice President of Solutions Architects and Engineering for VMware, and Keith Nakasone, Senior Transformation Strategist for VMware, as they discuss key elements to consider regarding cloud computing cost.


S2 Episode 3: Public Sector CIO IT Strategy: Secure, Operate and Maintain Infrastructure for Mission Success

Tune in for season two, episode three of our Mission First podcast to hear Elizabeth Cappello, Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Craig Bowman, Sr. Director - Federal, VMware discuss the Public Sector CIO IT Strategy.

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S2 Episode 2: Organizational Transformation in the Public Sector: Execute Large-Scale Structure, Culture and Strategy Change

Watch season two, episode two of our Mission First podcast to hear Jamie Holcombe, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Jennifer Chang, Senior Director - Federal Civilian for VMware, discuss organizational transformation in the Public Sector

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S2 Episode 1: The Key to Approaching State & Local Government

In this episode, Mike Dent, Chief Information Cyber Security and Privacy Officer for Fairfax County Government and Craig Bowman, Senior Director – Federal at VMware discuss key items for approaching State and Local Government.

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S1 Episode 4: National Cybersecurity: From the White House to the Mission

Watch episode four of the Mission First podcast to hear Rob Thorne, Chief Information Security Officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Craig Bowman, Sr. Director of Federal, at VMware discuss the Mission.