Scott A. Stovall

Co-Director of Innovation and New Technology

Scott A. Stovall is a Co-Director for the Office of Innovation and New Technology (INT). As Co-Director, Stovall is responsible for gathering and sharing non-proprietary information and ideas about emerging and transformative technologies related to GPO’s mission. INT’s current research probe relates to Digital Preservation, Authentication and Versioning of Government Publications.

In addition to pure research, INT’s mission is to establish relationships with industry, governmental, educational and organizational Innovation Associates. It is INT’s goal that these relationships will be based upon a mutuality of interest of the parties in assuring the free flow of government information to the Nation, safeguarding the information for future generations and assuring that these objectives are achieved by utilizing state of the art methods and processes.



Prior to becoming Director, Stovall was a Branch Chief for the Printing Procurement Department’s (PPD) Contract Management Division. He was responsible for PPD’s Systems Support information technology functions as well as the Bid Section, the Scheduling Section, Transportation Management and the Electronic Publishing Support Group (ePUB).

Earlier in his career, he served as section chief of ePUB where he developed and served as manager of PPD’s in-house desktop and electronic publishing consulting group. He advised management on trends in publishing, and authored numerous electronic publishing articles for the Printing Industries of America’s (PIA) Government Printing and Information Council.

Stovall has been a frequent speaker at PIA technology forums in Washington, DC and throughout the United States. He has also been a featured speaker at NASA’s annual Publishing Management conference, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Publishing 2000 conference, and for Xplor Mid-Atlantic.

Stovall holds a Bachelor of Science in Technology, with a major in Printing Management from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. He lives in Fredericksburg, VA with his wife Stacy and their son.


Michael Wash

Chief Technical Officer & Co-Director of Innovation and New Technology

As a Co-Director, Michael Wash leads the Office of Innovation and New Technology and provides principal guidance in the creation and development of technology designed to accelerate the transformation of the GPO into a 21st century information organization utilizing leading edge solutions to provide the highest quality government information services to the nation.



Wash has been in the technology industry for the last 25 years, holds more than a dozen patents and was honored with the title of Inventor of the Year back in 1996. Prior to joining the GPO, Wash served as the Executive Director of Product Management and Marketing at Gerber Scientific Products since February of 2003. Wash joined Gerber from Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., a world leader in photographic and digital imaging, where he spent a total of 26 years. Most recently at Kodak he served as the Worldwide General Manager, Digital Photo Finishing Systems. In this capacity, he directed the company’s digital photo finishing equipment business, driving more than $2 billion in services revenue for Kodak’s consumer imaging division. He was responsible for developing the system to deliver Kodak Perfect Touch Processing for the consumer photo market in North America and Europe.

He also held positions at Colorado Memory Systems, Loveland, Colo., as director of engineering; and, as a founder, at Combyte, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado, a company engaged in the development and manufacture of storage devices for the personal computer market, as Vice President of engineering.

Wash received his BSEE degree from Purdue University in 1977. He holds 18 patents, one of which was awarded the National Inventor of the Year in 1996 by the Intellectual Properties Owners Association.

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