Ms. Smith will be speaking on the Cost Take Out Panel during GOSCON DC 2011 at the Innovation Nation Forum.
Tiffany Smith Licciardi is the Knowledge Leadership Team Coordinator at the Department of State's Office of eDiplomacy. Her team develops and supports projects that help personnel throughout the Department to find and share information and collaborate effectively, including Corridor, Diplopedia, Communities @ State, and Search. She previously served as Collaboration Policy Advisor for The Sounding Board and project lead for Diplopedia, and she led the development and launch of the Virtual Student Foreign Service.A graduate of Fordham University and The Catholic University of America's School of Library and Information Science, Tiffany's research interests include collaborative sensemaking, information retrieval, and online community behavior. She joined the State Department in 2007 as a Presidential Management Fellow; she was the recipient of a 2010 NextGov Award for innovative uses of technology in the US Government, and she has also received Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards for her work in the Office of eDiplomacy and in support of the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit.