Caroline Boyd is the former Assistant Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia, serving under Governor James S. Gilmore, III. She currently is the Director of Government Programs for MeriTalk and 300Brand companies. Having served as a senior technology leader in government, Boyd understands what makes government executives tick. She manages government participation across MeriTalk programs and guides client-focused events.
Previously, Boyd served as the General Manager of the GovMark Council, a not-for-profit organization that facilitates education and networking for senior-level marketing executives serving the government IT market – both inside government and out. In addition, she has held positions with CES Government, webMethods, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. During her appointment as Assistant Secretary of Technology, Boyd worked closely with the Secretary of Technology and the Virginia General Assembly in the statutory creation of the Office of the Secretary of Technology. Boyd produced four Governor’s Commission on Information Technology conferences, and was integral in the organization of two national meetings of the Congressional Advisory Commission on E-Commerce.
Boyd served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology until 2002. She was appointed the Executive Director of the Virginia eCommunities Task Force from 2000-2002.
Before serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, Boyd worked in the Government Relations Division of Sprint Corporation in Washington, DC.
In 2001, Boyd was recognized by the Washington Post’s Techway Magazine as one of the Washington area’s Top 10 Technology Executives Under 30.