Alvand Salehi is a Senior Technology Advisor in the White House Office of the Federal CIO. He led the development of the Federal Source Code Policy, which improves nationwide access to the U.S. Government’s custom-developed software.

Prior to joining the White House, Alvand helped lead the State Department’s efforts to expand Internet access to Africa and improve global market access for U.S. technology companies. He also served at the Advanced Research Projects Agency, which invests in transformative, cutting-edge technologies on behalf of the U.S. Government. Before moving to D.C., Alvand was General Counsel to a data analytics company in California and a frequent patron of In-N-Out Burger.