Alla Seiffert

Alla Seiffert
Director of Cloud Policy and Counsel
Internet Association

Alla Goldman Seiffert is Director of Cloud Policy and Counsel at Internet Association. She is responsible for advocating for IA’s cloud policy priorities and enterprise policy positions.

Seiffert has spent her career working to modernize government through the adoption of innovative technologies. Before joining IA, she served at the General Services Administration (GSA), most recently as acting Director and Assistant Commissioner for the Technology Transformation Service, Office of Acquisition. In that role, Seiffert worked to make procurement joyful and spread modular contracting and agile software development practices throughout federal, state, and local governments. She previously worked in GSA’s digital services arm, 18F, as a product manager and in the Intelligence Community.

Seiffert holds both law and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Arizona. She is a frequent speaker on procurement reform, IT modernization, agile acquisition, and women in tech issues. Outside of work, Seiffert can be found exploring National Parks.

Recent Events and Presentations

February 7, 2019

President Trump signed the OPEN Government Data Act (H.R. 4174) on January 14, 2019. The law is a major milestone for open data. Now that the law has been enacted, what should Congress and the administration do next to ensure the benefits of open data are fully realized?