Executive Director, 18F U.S. General Services Administration

Greg Godbout is Executive Director of 18F, Co-Founder of 18F, a GSA Deputy Associate Administrator, and a 2013 Presidential Innovation Fellow. Greg has a passion for innovating for a more efficient, responsive, and effective government. Greg is an entrepreneur and experienced software architect with an extensive background in improving productivity with technology. As owner of the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, a unique entertainment and restaurant concept, Greg has driven innovation within the entertainment industry and built a thriving community theater with national recognition. While balancing the responsibilities of business ownership, Greg has also nurtured his technical skills by working as a consultant for both federal agencies and private organizations. His consulting work includes custom software development, social media solutions, and large enterprise applications. He received a degree in Economics with a concentration in Business from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and is currently enrolled in UVA's Masters in Management of IT program. Greg grew up in Bethesda, MD, and lives in Arlington, VA, with his wife Colleen and daughter Ella.