Jamie Lazzeri

Innovation Community Lead

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jamie Lazzeri has over 12 years’ experience with Acquisition in the Federal Government. She has a BS in Geographic Information Systems, a MS in Systems Engineering and a pending MA in Human Factors & Applied Cognition. Currently, she is the lead for the Fast Forward Program at The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), an agency under the DoD. She and her team are the stewards of a cultural movement across NGA, the DoD, and the IC. Fast Forward cultivates an innovation culture and a community of intrapreneurs across the agency and her partners that seeks to match our innovation methodologies with the speed that the 21st century demands. Since its inception, Fast Forward has worked across the workforce from entry-level up to the executive staff of both NGA and DoD/IC, and they continue to grow. Since FY18, they have helped countless teams through 3 accelerators, 32 agency-wide community events, 92 instructional sessions, and over 450 coaching engagements, impacting over 2,000 NGA and IC members.