Misu Tasnim is the Executive Director of the U.S. Digital Service at the Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, she is responsible for leading digital modernization efforts at CMS, which promote interoperability and public access to health data. Most recently, she has been leading efforts to modernize the Medicare payment system. Misu has worked with CMS since 2013 and is passionate about using technology to improve healthcare.
Prior to CMS, Misu served as an engineer at NASA and the IRS, on flight software, security engineering, and systems architecture. She then turned her focus to small businesses and startups, lending to a breadth of experience in government procurement, building effective teams, and scaling modern software development practices. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.