Kathleen Kaplan

Associate Director, Data Science

National Technical Information Service, DOC

Dr. Kathleen Kaplan serves as the Associate Director for Data Services in the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service.  In her current position, Dr. Kaplan directs information technology and business transformations for government agencies using innovative data science and technical approaches. Prior to her Commerce Department position, Dr. Kaplan served in the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and in academia at Howard University, Oklahoma City University, and Oklahoma State University. Dr. Kaplan received her bachelor of science in computer science with a minor in mathematics from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, master of science in computer science from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a doctorate of science in computer science from the George Washington University.  Dr. Kaplan is also a registered Patent Agent, Professional Engineer in training, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Fellow.