Scott A. Stovall
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC PRINTER
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
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
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.
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC PRINTER
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.