Bush Taps Microsoft Architect for Tech Committee
SQL Server architect Pedro Celis appointed to serve a two-year term on the President's Information and Technology Advisory Committee.President George W. Bush on Thursday appointed Microsoft Corp. SQL Server architect Pedro Celis to serve a two-year term on the Presidents Information and Technology Advisory Committee. This 25-member committee is made up of information infrastructure experts from industry and academia. The committee advises the president on how to maintain U.S. pre-eminence in information technology, including such areas as high-performance computing, large-scale networking, and high-assurance software and systems design.
The committee was established by executive order and is chartered by Congress under the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 and the Next Generation Internet Act of 1998.