Suzette Kent is a global business transformation executive and CEO of Kent Advisory Services. Most recently, Kent served as the Federal Chief Information Officer for the US. Appointed by President Donald Trump in January 2018, Kent served until July of 2020. Kent’s career has included leadership roles ranging from partner at Accenture and EY, to president of consulting at Carreker Corporation (FiServ), to managing director at JP Morgan. She has worked with clients around the world, across industries and in the public and private sectors. Throughout her career her focus has always centered on technology modernization, cybersecurity, digital enablement, and ways that technology can be leveraged to solve business challenges. Suzette is a strategic advisor to multiple organizations, is on the board of Directors of Hancock Whitney Bank, a National Board member of the LSU Foundation and continues to work with public sector entities on technology modernization initiatives. She is a frequent public speaker at Industry Forums, publisher of thought leadership holds patents in banking processes.