Traci Walker

Director of Digital Service Procurement

U.S. Digital Service

Traci is the Director of Digital Service Procurement at the United States Digital Service where is dedicated to updating procurement methods to keep pace with the ever-changing technology needs. She has served for 18 years in the government as a Senior Contracting Officer, first for the General Service Administration and then for the Executive Office of the President. She has managed and awarded the technology contracts for 3 Presidential administrations. Based on the work she has done in designing contracts to support agile software development methods and the procurement of digital services, she created the acquisition team, called the #Procuremenati, when the US Digital Service was started up in 2014. She works alongside with engineers, designers, bureaucracy hackers, and product managers to help build and buy better technology solutions in the government.