Chief Innovation Officer

San Jose, Calif., names new innovation chief

by • 4 months ago

Clay Garner, formerly San Jose's deputy innovation chief, said he plans to tap into nearby Silicon Valley to address pressing city issues.

Louisville, Ky., hires first-ever 'director of innovation'

by • 4 months ago

Eric Burnette, a former senior policy adviser with Louisville's economic development arm, said he's targeting grant funding in the new role.

Phoenix appoints new CIO and first chief innovation officer

by • 8 months ago

Phoenix appointed its acting CIO, Steen Hambric, to a permanent capacity and announced that former chief service officer Michael Hammett will become the city's first chief innovation officer.

Utah governor names state's first chief innovation officer

by • 11 months ago

Rich Saunders, who's led the state health department since August, will be expected to "aggressively upgrade state government efficiencies," Gov. Spencer Cox said.

Wake County, N.C., CIO to join software giant SAP

by • 1 year ago

Bill Greeves, Wake County's chief information officer, chief innovation officer and deputy county manager, will depart for a role at software company SAP in February.

San Diego appoints its first chief innovation officer

by • 1 year ago

San Diego's director of performance and analytics, Kirby Brady, will add chief innovation officer to her job title, expanding the city's work with data.

South Bend's former innovation chief returns for 'technified' community planning

by • 2 years ago

The Indiana college town's former chief innovation officer, Santiago Garces, returned to run economic development after a stint leading Pittsburgh's IT efforts.

San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning

by • 2 years ago

City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.

Sacramento innovation chief departs for private sector

by • 2 years ago

Louis Stewart, who became the California capital city's first-ever chief innovation officer in 2017, plans to step down Sept. 9, he said.