Jennifer Axt

Axt is currently the VP for U.S. SLED at Tanium.

Industry Leadership of the Year

Jennifer Axt tirelessly drives positive change in the government IT community by bringing visibility and control to critical infrastructure. Under Axt’s leadership, Tanium became a Center for Internet Security CyberMarket partner, making it easier and more economical for the community to access tools to solve their cybersecurity and operational challenges. Axt also educated organizations around CARES Act funding, helping them fund cybersecurity and remote workforce initiatives.

Axt helps the community think holistically about IT infrastructure — IT security, compliance, operations — to benefit from a unified platform and break down data silos, unify teams and alleviate burnout via automation. She also chairs the CompTIA SLED Executive Council.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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