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The president-elect announces his science and technology team — but no CTO yet

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From his Saturday “radio” — YouTube address — no CTO yet though.

Obama announced his appointment of Dr. John Holdren as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). He also announced Dr. Harold Varmus and Dr. Eric Lander as the other co-chairs of PCAST, which the President-elect said he hopes will be “a vigorous external advisory council that will shape my thinking on the scientific aspects of my policy priorities.” Additionally, he named Dr. Jane Lubchenco as his choice to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Written by cdorobek

December 20, 2008 at 11:43 AM

Posted in Technology, Transition