Mr. Will Pugh is the Chief Technology Officer of Socrata. Socrata is the leading developer and provider of Open Data Services that enable federal, state, and local governments to improve the reach, usability and social utility of their public information assets. Mr. Pugh began his career with Microsoft as a Software Design Engineer before founding SourceLabs, a provider of tools and services used to support open source software environments. In past positions he has led teams for VMWare, EMC, and BEA Systems. Mr. Pugh graduated from Cornell University with a degree in computer science.
Rick Barnhill is the Deputy Chief and Program Manager for the Regional Clinical Informatics division for the Army's Western Regional Medical Command and Madigan Army Medical Center. In this capacity he develops and manages electronic medical applications for all U.S. Army facilities in a twenty state area reaching from Alaska to west Texas. Over the last seven years his office has worked as well on sharing electronic medical information with the Veterans Administration, supporting tactical medicine and many efforts focused on personal health information.

Mr. Barnhill is a retired Army veteran with twenty-three years of active federal service. His assignments included medical leadership positions at Ft. Bliss, TX, Ft. Sam Houston, TX, Hanau, Garlstedt and Landstuhl Germany, as well as Ft. Lewis, WA. He served in Desert Shield/Storm as part of an armor unit and also trained former Soviet satellite countries in small unit medical tactics and far forward healthcare and served as the Army Medical Department project officer for medical communications and information systems. Mr. Barnhill is a member of HIMSS, AMIA, HL7 and ATA.