Entrepreneur, Chairman Public Spend Forum, CEO Censeo Consulting GroupFollow me on Twitter @rajsharmadc for best practices and news on #entrepreneurship, #leadership, #publicprocurement and "management for the social good."​Entrepreneur, advisor, investor and advocate focused on using management as a key pillar for creating social/public impact. Expertise includes management, leadership, good management in public and social sectors, public procurement and public sector market. Founder of Censeo Consulting Group, nationally recognized consulting firm focused on "management for the social good." Founder of Public Spend Forum and Co-founder of Center for Innovation and Public Value.
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Entrepreneur, Chairman Public Spend Forum, CEO Censeo Consulting GroupFollow me on Twitter @rajsharmadc for best practices and news on #entrepreneurship, #leadership, #publicprocurement and "management for the social good."​Entrepreneur, advisor, investor and advocate focused on using management as a key pillar for creating social/public impact. Expertise includes management, leadership, good management in public and social sectors, public procurement and public sector market. Founder of Censeo Consulting Group, nationally recognized consulting firm focused on "management for the social good." Founder of Public Spend Forum and Co-founder of Center for Innovation and Public Value.

Address

1776 I Street, NW 10th Floor
Washington
DC
20006

Education

University of Maryland College Park
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Finance and International Business
1989 to 1994
Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business
MBA
Master's in Business
1998 to 2001

Job history

Public Spend Forum
Chairman
2013-10-01
Censeo Consulting Group
CEO
2003-05-01

Recent Posts

5 Strategic Priorities of Public Procurement Leaders

September 12, 2018

As part of Public Spend Forum’s Leaders Exchange for Public Procurement, we constantly survey public procurement and government contracting leaders from across federal/state/local governments on their strategic priorities. (Please make sure to take the survey on strategic priorities. Results will be made available upon close of the survey.) Additionally, a discussion on priorities is a […]

Information is Your Superpower. You can be a Procurement Superhero too!

September 11, 2018

Why Information About Markets is Your Superpower in Government Procurement “A Sari. Can you tell me more?” A few years ago, I was on my way to India. As I was about to leave for the airport, my wife pulled me aside and said she needed me to buy something for her.  In other words, […]

Technological and Digital Procurement Category Strategy

October 10, 2017

The Local Government Association of the UK issued a comprehensive category strategy guide for purchasing technology products and services.  In the foreword to the document,  Theo Blackwell, cabinet member for finance, technology and growth at the London Borough of Camden, said: “‘Digital is not about more IT. It is about fundamentally changing the way councils operate, […]

Procurement Technology Could Be The Answer To Government Efficiency And Effectiveness

September 19, 2017

Download a preview of Public Spend Forum’s inaugural Public Procurement Technology report today! Join us for the first ever Public Procurement Technology Symposium, to be held on October 18, 2017. As governments all around the world search for ways to be more efficient and better serve their citizens, public procurement technology could be an easy […]

Procurement Technology: Why is the Public Sector Absent from the Table?

August 9, 2017

While private sector companies invest billions to innovate and create commercial technologies that streamline and improve the procurement process, the federal government (especially) and local governments (to some degree) continue to lag way behind, choosing to build custom applications and spending hundreds of millions in the process. Below are some quick highlights of how technology is […]