Sapient Government Services (SGS) is a digital consulting company with its public sector business unit headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. For over 25 years, we’ve partnered with government and nonprofit organizations to develop smart solutions that make strategy, creativity, and technology work.
Combining expertise across our partnered business units, we use our collective knowledge and experience to enhance and advance the public sector.
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Mobile Design vs. Designing for Mobile
Application Design, Trends & Best Practices, Responsive Layouts, QR Codes, Typography. Hear more about what your team and your organization needs to consider.
Content Strategy As Your Greatest Asset
Good content doesn’t just happen. It needs to be planned, created, and managed. Learn insights and best practices for creating high-performance content.
Digital communications strategies are key to making authoritative content more findable, relevant, and consumable. Explore how technology can be used to inform health decision, support citizen engagement, and create more meaningful experiences.
Big Data For Real Value
In the midst of a game-changing transformation, big data can practically be used to collaborate and learn in new ways. Hear about ways this can happen across the public and private sectors.
Customer Service in Government
The public sector citizen and private sector consumer are one in the same on expectations but the experience recieved is very different. Learn about how the future service delivery model for the government can close this gap.
World of Cybersecurity
So much of our world’s daily activities rely on technology. Security cannot be an afterthought. Talk with us about how we are helping organizations make strategic decisions from the beginning.
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As the leader of our Strategy capability, Aleks focuses on creating long-lasting solutions at the intersection of technology, innovation and business needs. He has 19+ years in the commercial and government sectors where he has supported both U.S. and overseas clients. His approach to leadership generates results by focusing on end-customer value, collaboration and organizational learning. He is an expert in business and digital strategy, DevOps, Agile, modernization, voice of the customer, and organizational design. Aleks holds an MBA from MIT Sloan with teaching and research experience.
SGS Chief Technology Officer
With a unique understanding of how the intersection of user experience, emerging trends and security are changing the ways organizations must leverage technology, Bill enables long-term success for clients in the public and private sectors. In his role as the Chief Technology Officer for Sapient Government Services, Bill has 20 years of experience driving transformational change. He is a frequent industry speaker and contributing author on topics including mobile, digital government, cybersecurity, big data and the citizen experience. Outside of work, Bill enjoys crossfit and playing lacrosse.
Director, Marketing & Brand Strategy
Christina has over 13 years in brand and marketing strategy. In her roles managing the SGS creative community, she leads with the belief that an organizational culture of inspired creativity can enable teams to tackle real world issues while still delivering business value. In recent years, Christina’s internal and external-facing work has focused on the singular goal of redefining the value of marketing and branding in the public sector. In her free time, Christina restores houses in her hometown and acts as Northern Virginia’s authority on the TV show, Castle.
Director of Digital Strategy
David has worked in digital strategy and interactive design for over 19 years. Drawing on his skills as behavioral scientist and attorney, he applies an unique understanding of human behavior to regulated industries to create meaningful digital experiences that engage audiences, spur behavior change, and establish long-term relationships. An expert in digital strategy, marketing, and communications for health organizations, David is a frequently sought after consultant, panelist and speaker, lending his insights to commercial, nonprofit, and government audiences and clients alike.
As VP and leader of Sapient’s government health practice, Denise oversees large teams, builds collaborative work environments and gains commitment for developing and achieving common goals across diverse organizations. Denise has a track record of using results-driven facilitation methods to create strategic alignment, actionable plans for improvement and organizational change. With more than 25 years of experience in both the federal government and private sectors, Denise is an accomplished program director and manager with extensive experience in management, technical, and business roles.
Jay has over 20 years of experience leading complex technology solutions implementations. He is proficient in all aspects of software development, leveraging his technical knowledge to ensure solutions meet current and future business needs. He is an expert in developing enterprise-wide solutions in support of content management, e-commerce, and CRM applications, and he brings this experience to digitally transform organizations. In his spare time he enjoys Yoga, Running, and taking classes related to Data Science. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science and an MBA from Syracuse University.
Director Federal Civilian
Jean has more than 25 years of experience in client service and business development, helping clients build resilient and secure IT enterprises and systems. Her experience spans multiple markets and industries ranging from the US Federal Government to Fortune 500 companies. At Sapient, Jean is developing strategies to leverage online platforms and the use of data to drive innovation and meet the growing need for digital services by Federal Civilian clients. Jean volunteers as a coordinator for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program for her children’s school.
Associate Creative Director Experience Design
Jeff is a communicator, collaborator, and creative thinker who has spent over 15 years crafting meaningful and beautiful user experiences for federal and commercial brands. Jeff combines his skills in visual design and information architecture to create solutions that are simple and intuitive. Jeff has a keen sense of empathy for user needs— he views each project as an opportunity to enter their world and improve it. By researching and exploring their subjective experiences, he is able to create useful solutions that have a lasting impact on people’s lives. Jeff is a US Air Force veteran.
Associate Creative Director Experience Design
Lisa is an Information Architect and UX expert. With 20+ years of experience providing user-centered design solutions to government and nonprofit clients, Lisa helps clients succeed through her expertise in content strategy, usability, mobile, and intranets. A member of UXPA DC and the Information Architecture Institute, Lisa has recently spoken at user experience events in the DC area such as Design for Action, the UXDC Conference (formerly User Focus), and IXDA. Lisa also organizes two industry-leading conferences in the DC area, World IA Day DC and UXDC.
A 16-year veteran of Sapient, Nathan has spent his career leveraging the company's experience with leading brands to provide solutions to public sector organizations. In his role leading Sapient's federal civilian and nonprofit practices, he has worked with clients as diverse as the Washington National Cathedral, The United Nations, and the Department of Homeland Security. In 2015 Nathan was recognized as a "Top 25 Consultant" by Consulting Magazine for his work in shaping the future of the public sector. Outside of work, he spends time with his wife and two sons, and is an avid soccer fan.
Director Federal Health
With a holistic understanding of business strategy and technology, Prasad leads critical transformation initiatives to redefine Fortune 100 and public sector organizations. Over his 18 years, he is known for strategic planning and execution, IT portfolio management, enterprise architecture, custom and packaged application development. A leader in Sapient’s focused work in Health and Life Sciences and technology community, Prasad is at the intersection of how digital trends are shaping the future of public health. Outside of work he enjoys traveling, sports and spending time with his family.
Ravee has 25 years of experience in program management, digital strategy development, strategic planning, user experience research, and implementing end-to-end solutions. He has led multiple “thought-to-finish” projects, including defining and implementing digital strategy, organizational design, and establishing methods for project portfolio planning at various organizations. Recent clients include National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the United States Marine Corps, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Senior Manager Interactive Development
Sarah has been in the interactive industry for 14 years. She began her career in design but quickly realized that development was where she fit best, and has been focusing specifically on web-related development for over a decade. Throughout that time she has built interactive web experiences and web games, web and desktop applications, augmented reality experiences, and interactive installations for clients that range from Chrysler to Disney to the FDA. In her current role at SGS, she is the domain lead for front-end best practices that both enable and excite.
Director Life Sciences
Stephen leads Sapient’s Life Sciences division, supporting bioinformatics, health, and communications projects across the Federal Government. Stephen is an expert at facilitating collaboration and enabling access to complex scientific data. With over 19 years of experience, Stephen brings a fundamental understanding of technology, project management, and life sciences to every engagement with the goal of enabling flexible, scalable approaches to complex scientific and technical challenges.
At the forefront of improving the public sector’s digital experience, president of Sapient Government Services, Teresa Bozzelli leads transformational change with an innovative vision that places security, relevance, and efficiency as the core of an enhanced digital experience of the citizen and government worker. With over 25 years of bold leadership, Teresa has been recognized as a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting magazine, a AFCEA Bethesda Chairman's award winner, the WBJ Women Who Mean Business awardee, the AFFIRM Executive Industry Leader of the Year, and a Federal 100 Award recipient.
With over 15 years of leadership and consulting experience, Tom has helped clients capture unclaimed value and when needed transform their business to operate in today’s digital world. As a business strategist, he helps clients identify strategic priorities, business objectives, and value drivers to inform their digital investments ensuring solutions that align with the business. His career has included work with the Department of Defense and nonprofit organizations. Tom received his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and holds an MBA degree from the UVA Darden School of Business.