The White House names CITP Director Ed Felten as U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Ed’s new appointment is now in effect and he will join the White House staff full-time from June 1, 2015 until December 31, 2016.

While Ed is in Washington, CITP will continue under the direction of Acting Director Nick Feamster, an expert in network security and professor of computer science at Princeton.

Further details about Ed’s new position can be found here.