chief data officer
New handbook for data officers brings states up to speed
With more than a dozen new state chief data officers this year, a Georgetown University think tank has released a framework to pass the torch on data governance.
Los Angeles taps deputy CIO as new data chief
Jeanne Holm said she wants to use open data to benefit residents and "invigorate" data-sharing inside city government.
Illinois hires new chief data officer
Tammy Roust, a former associate director of the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, will take over the state government's data practice.
San Diego names new chief data officer
Andrell Bower, formerly the city's open data program coordinator, takes over as CDO, where she says issues like homelessness and infrastructure take precedence.
State chief data officers get an association of their own
The State Chief Data Officer Network, representing top data officials from 25 states, is holding its inaugural conference at Georgetown University.
Massachusetts' first chief digital and data officer steps down
After four years with the commonwealth, Holly St. Clair is taking her first role in the private sector, at a local architecture and urban development firm.
New Jersey's chief data and privacy officer steps down
Carrie Parikh, who also held the role of chief operating officer, has stepped down and her duties have been split among other state technology officials.
In New Jersey, data privacy starts with basic education
The state’s chief data and privacy officer says she’s doing a lot with privacy, but keeping data private starts with educating staff on the fundamentals.
Connecticut's first chief data officer steps down
Tyler Kleykamp helped forge statewide legislation and policy that supports initiatives ranging from opioid-addiction recovery to the magnet school lottery.