The White House is considering Google X vice president Megan Smith for the country's chief technology officer, according to reports.
Smith, 49, is "a top candidate for the role," according to Bloomberg News. She would be the third CTO ever, following Aneesh Chopra and Todd Park. Park, who helped fix the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) website vacated the position recently.
Both Google and the White House declined to comment on the story to Bloomberg News.
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The chief technology officer is a "White House chief geek-in-residence" and advises about technology.