Peter Wallace

Wallace is the chief information officer for the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Local IT Leader of the Year

Peter Wallace is leading Virginia Beach’s transition to a software-defined data center and has been instrumental in advancing a multijurisdictional initiative to develop a dark fiber regional connectivity ring, which underscores his passion for digital equity. From a tragic mass shooting to an unprecedented pandemic, Wallace has consistently demonstrated personal and professional resilience, stepping up to lead 200+ employees and ensure city operations resume.

Wallace is featured on this episode of the 2020 LocalSmart Awards podcast.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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