Megan Smith Source: Flickr

Megan Smith Source: Flickr

 

 

Megan Smith in familiar surrounding. Source: Flickr.

Megan Smith in familiar surrounding. Source: Flickr.

 

 

The White House made it official on Thursday that Megan Smith, the VP of Google’€™s secretive research lab Google X, will be America’€™s next Chief Technology Officer.

President Obama created the U.S. CTO position within the White House to help the government create more tech-related jobs and find better ways to use the internet for things like healthcare. Major Bloomberg has long appointed a Chief Digital Officer to help with promoting New York the digital capitol of America.

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