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Your What’s Next Journal: March 2021 — What’s Next for Linda Cureton? The former NASA CIO turned entrepreneur with the launch of Muse Technologies, Inc.

Note from Hope Katz Gibbs & Cynthia de Lorenzi, authors, Your 2021 What’s Next JournalWe know that you will want to meet Linda Y. Cureton, a former NASA CIO.

The March 2021 cover girl for Your What’s Next Journal founded Muse Technologies, Inc. in April 2013. Her company provides consulting services, including strategic planning, program management, and information technology.

A member of the first graduating class of Washington, DC’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts in 1977, Linda received a diploma from Howard University with a BS in Mathematics three years later. We will tell you more about that story in our video interview. Linda later received a Master of Science degree and a post-Masters advanced certificate in Applied Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University.

Known as a strong leader and innovator, she shares her thoughts and insights on a popular NASA CIO blog. She also received significant recognition for being a pathfinder for other federal CIOs in social media’s professional use.

For years, Linda has also written for Federal Computer Week, FedScoop, and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She continues to be a monthly contributor to Information Week Government.

She also serves on advisory boards for the Open Systems Software Institute, the Professional Capture Management Forum, and the DC Youth Orchestra Program. Some of her former professional affiliations have included the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Gartner Group Information Technology Executive Program, Women in Technology, American Council for Technology, Government Information Technology Executive Council, and the Society for Information Management, Advanced Practices Council.

She is the author of The Leadership Muse, an educational and inspirational book that outlines lessons for today’s heroic leadership journey.

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