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January 29, 2018

LeanIX to Join NASA, U.S. Air Force, and Department of Veterans Affairs on ServiceNow Federal Forum Panel

Senior IT executives from leading government agencies to explore the critical need to implement new technology in today’s federal organizations

BOSTON, MA -- January 29, 2018 -- LeanIX, the leading global provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions in Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM), today announced it will join federal government heavyweights at the 2018 ServiceNow Federal Forum taking place on February 7, 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington D.C. 

During a plenary panel session entitled “Emerging Technology and The Evolving Federal Workplace”, André Christ, co-founder and co-CEO of LeanIX, will join Scott Blackburn, CIO, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Mike Parker, CIO and Deputy Director, Plans and Integration Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, and Renee Wynn, CIO, National Aeronautics and Space Administration in a conversation exploring the benefits and challenges federal organizations face when integrating new technologies in the workplace. Attendees will learn best practices for leveraging automation, real-time analytics, machine learning, and cloud-based IT services to reduce costs, minimize risk, and contain IT sprawl and outdated systems that have hindered the business of government.

“As government agencies embark on complex digital transformation journeys, they have an unprecedented opportunity to accelerate the path to IT modernization with a more agile, transparent enterprise architecture,” said André Christ, co-founder and co-CEO of LeanIX. “I look forward to a well-informed discussion with my co-panelists about building a future-ready, collaborative, cost-effective and secure launch pad that meets the needs of constituents, employees and internal customers alike while accommodating increasing data volumes and complying with increasing regulatory requirements.”


Session Details

Title: Emerging Technology and the Evolving Federal Workplace
When: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Where: Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.

  • Bob Osborn [Moderator] Federal CTO, ServiceNow

  • Scott Blackburn, CIO, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs 

  • André Christ, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, LeanIX

  • Dr. Mike Parker, CIO and Deputy Director, Plan and Integration Headquarters, U.S. Air Force 

  • Renee Wynn, CIO, National Aeronautics and Space Administration


The ServiceNow Federal Forum brings digital transformation leaders together to discuss modernizing IT infrastructure, processes and policies that ultimately help government work smarter and faster. Leading minds in government and technology also discuss IT service management, security operations, customer service management, HR and more. 

To learn more about ServiceNow Federal Forum: Modernizing Government IT Now, visit To book a meeting with the LeanIX team at the Federal Forum visit


About LeanIX

LeanIX offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for Enterprise Architecture (EA), enabling organizations to make faster, data-driven decisions. Hundreds of global brands such as Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone or Zalando use the LeanIX platform to increase transparency and visibility and drive real-time efficiencies. LeanIX addresses IT’s critical need to ensure high quality, real-time data is accessible to the people who need it. Use cases include application rationalization, technology risk management and the shift from monolithic architectures to microservices. LeanIX was founded in 2012 by Jörg Beyer and André Christ. The company's headquarter is in Bonn, Germany, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Houston, Texas.

To learn more about LeanIX, visit or @leanix_net on Twitter.