Dr. Toregas is one of the leading voices regarding the wise use and impact of technology in government. He led the non-profit local government research organization Public Technology Inc. for more than 35 years, advocating the creation and deployment of new innovative technologies for local governments in partnership with the private sector, and lectures extensively about the impact of the digital age on government. Dr. Toregas is the Associate Director of the GW Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute, as well as the IT advisor for the Montgomery County MD County Council, where he provides analysis support for more than $200 million annual investments in technology services. His research interests include cyber security curriculum and work force development and cyber competitions, the intersect of policy and technology in the public sector, and aspects of Social Equity and sustainability in public administration. Dr. Toregas holds PhD and MS Civil Engineering degrees in Environmental Systems Engineering and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, all from Cornell University.