Amy Tong

California Gov. Newsom picks former CIO Amy Tong to lead government operations

by • 5 months ago

Tong, who served as CIO from 2016 to 2021, will lead an agency with oversight of human resources, pensions and IT.

California CIO Amy Tong moved into innovation role

by • 7 months ago

Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Tong, who's been the state CIO since 2016, to lead the California Office of Digital Innovation.

California publishes 'road map' for next five years of cybersecurity

by • 8 months ago

State CIO Amy Tong said the plan is a "fundamental effort" to improve and standardize cybersecurity across a sprawling government enterprise.

California IT department 'high-risk' agency, auditor says

by • 11 months ago

In addition to insufficient oversight of the state's major IT projects, an audit also found weak information security practices across California.

California CIO joins rally against anti-Asian hate

by • 1 year ago

Amy Tong was one of several California officials to speak at a Stop Asian Hate event in Sacramento.

Five lessons state technology officials took from telework

by • 2 years ago

In an online event, IT officials said enabling entire state workforces to work from home stirred unexpected lessons about culture, cybersecurity and training.

California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data

by • 3 years ago

It's the latest step in the state's effort to simplify its digital services and encourage development of new tools for public safety, public health and beyond.

California CIO says wildfires website launched 'in record time'

by • 3 years ago

As the state's technology agency dials in to daily meetings for emergency response for fires and power outages, Amy Tong says her role remains one of support.

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by • 3 years ago

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.