Kaitlin Bulavinetz

Kaitlin Bulavinetz is the chief of staff in the office of the Air Force’s Chief Software Officer. Prior to this role, she worked within the Department of Defense supporting the office of Acquisition Enablers and as an analyst with the Defense Innovation Board (DIB). Kaitlin previously worked in the private sector as a software customer success manager for commercial and federal accounts and as the federal customer advocacy and corporate communications manager at Hitachi Vantara. Before that, she served as a senior associate with The Meyers Group, where she formulated and executed federal business development strategies for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to tech start-ups. Additionally, she has previously handled press and legislative issues in several Congressional offices. Kaitlin was named a “rising star” in 2019 by Federal Computer Week magazine and recognized at the Government Innovation Awards for her work with cyber and national security non-profits.