Invited Government Speakers Federal Government Executive General Session
Friday, May 19 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
John Koskinen Commissioner Internal Revenue Service
Mr. Koskinen was confirmed as Commissioner of the IRS in 2013. Prior to the IRS, he held several leadership positions in the private and public sectors, most recently as the nonexecutive chairman and acting chief executive officer of Freddie Mac. He will discuss the agency’s efforts for balancing service and enforcement, Affordable Care Act developments, increasing electronic filing of employment tax returns, and efforts to thwart identity theft tax refund fraud.
Leon Rodriguez Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Leon Rodriguez was confirmed as director of USCIS in 2013. He previously served as the director of the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services, a position he held from 2011 to 2014. Prior to that, he served as chief of staff and deputy assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Department of Justice. Mr. Rodriguez will discuss efforts to strengthen the security and integrity of the immigration system, especially as it relates to employment verification.