White House names new deputy for Office of Science and Technology Policy

White House names new deputy for Office of Science and Technology Policy

By Christopher Dorobek

GCN Staff

MARCH 27—Lori A. Perine has been named to a senior post in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She will serve as a deputy to Neal Lane, director of OSTP and assistant to the president for science and technology.

Perine has worked for the National Science and Technology Council as a senior policy advisor for computing, information and communications since February 1997. In that job, she worked with industry, academia and Congress to gain support for major federal R&D initiatives such as the Next Generation Internet and Information for the 21st Century.

Perine has also been a senior policy advisor for technology for the Commerce secretary and a senior analyst in the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Office of Enterprise Integration.

Before serving in the government, she worked in international energy planning and management for the World Bank and as a consultant to petrochemical companies.

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