Bobbie Kilberg is President & CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation with about 1,000 members employing 200,000 people. She was a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) under President George W. Bush. Mrs. Kilberg served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs for President George H.W. Bush. She also was an Associate Counsel to President Ford and a White House Fellow and Staff Assistant to the President on the Domestic Policy Council of the Nixon White House. In addition, Mrs. Kilberg practiced law with the firm of Arnold & Porter, was Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mount Vernon College, Director of the Project on the Future of Private Philanthropy at The Aspen Institute and Vice President and General Counsel of the Roosevelt Center for American Policy Studies.
Mrs. Kilberg is a member of the Board of Trustees of George Washington University and the Board of Directors of NVTC's Equal Footing Foundation, The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Grandma Rita's Children, and United Bank. She previously served on the Board of Trustees/Directors of WETA, The Potomac School, Lab School of Washington, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, Greater Washington Sports Alliance and U.S. Naval Academy (Board of Visitors). Bobbie has been a member of a number of Virginia gubernatorial and attorney general task forces/working groups, including the Attorney General's Task Force on Youth Internet Safety. In November 2009, Virginia Governor-elect Bob McDonnell named her as one of the five Co-Chairs of his Transition Team.
In July 2009, Bobbie Kilberg was named Business Leader of the Year by Washingtonian magazine. Washingtonian had named her as one of the 100 Tech Titans of Washington in June 2009 and one of the region's 150 Most Powerful People in 2007. She has also received the 2001 Anti-Defamation League's Women of Achievement Award, the Volunteer Fairfax 2003 Community Champion Award, the 2003 Girls Inc. D.C. Celebration Honoree Award, the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from Women in Technology, the 2005 Women Who Mean Business Award from Washington Business Journal, and the 2007 BRAVO! Women Business Achievement Award and 2008 Choice Award, both from Washington SmartCEO.
Mrs. Kilberg is a graduate of Yale University Law School (J.D.), Columbia University (M.A.) and Vassar College (B.A.). She resides in McLean, Va., with her husband, Bill Kilberg, a senior partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. They have five children and four grandchildren.