Nick Sinai is a Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners and former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer. At Insight, Nick works with existing portfolio companies in the data and software sectors and identifies new opportunities for investment in these sectors. Nick also advises portfolio companies on policy, regulatory, and government markets.

Last week was a big step for IT Modernization, with the release of the administration’s final IT modernization report, the announcement of new GSA centers of excellence, and President Donald Trump signing the Modernizing Government Technology Act to help agencies move to the cloud and buy modern software. Not many things unite the past two administrations and Congress — but Obama Administration U.S. CIO Tony Scott, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Special Assistant to the President Matt Lira, in the White House Office of American Innovation, all deserve credit for making the MGT Act a reality.

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