Don Burke
Powerpedia Doyen Department of Energy


Don Burke currently leads the Department of Energy’s internal collaboration capability called “Powerpedia”, which leverages the same software as Wikipedia to create a platform where DOE employees capture and connect information in new and unprecedented ways. Previously, Mr. Burke played a leading role in the development of Intellipedia within the Intelligence Community for which he was awarded a “Service to America Medal” in 2009. His work and lessons learned on innovation and implementing social tools within the enterprise have been captured in a number of books including “The New Social Learning”, “Long Fuse, Big Bang: Achieving Long-Term Success Through Daily Victories”; and Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges.