Vivek Kundra to Leave White House for Harvard Fellowship

June 2011
India -- West;6/24/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 31, pA12
The article reports that Vivek Kundra will resign as U.S. chief information officer (CIO) in August 2011 for a joint fellowship at Harvard University. Kundra plans to do independent work and research with Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. It says that Kundra led the government toward Web-based computing, executed smaller information technology (IT) programs, and devised plans to shut around 800 data centers.


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