Parth Tikiwala

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Parth Tikiwala

Director (Acting), Technology Modernization and Data

Office of Management and Budget

Parth Tikiwala is the Director (Acting) of Technology, Modernization, and Data at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Office of the President. He drives strategic initiatives and innovative solutions that enhance government systems and services.  Tikiwala served a key role in developing the Federal Data Strategy, which helps agency leaders leverage the value of federal data for mission, service, and the public good by guiding the Federal Government in practicing ethical governance, conscious design, and a learning culture.

Tikiwala has held senior data and policy roles at OMB since 2020. He previously worked for more than 5 years as a data management analyst at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, where he led the agency’s survey methods and enterprise risk management efforts. Prior, he was an economist for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, where helped lead the publication of The Employment Situation (i.e., U.S. Jobs Report).

Tikiwala earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business; a Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School; a Master in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University; and a Bachelor of Science in Economics Honors from Michigan State University. He speaks frequently at industry conference about U.S national data policies and strategies. He was honored in 2023 as one of CDO Magazine’s Top 100 Data Leaders and Influencers in North America.

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