Chief Innovation Officer
San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning
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
Louis Stewart, who became the California capital city's first-ever chief innovation officer in 2017, plans to step down Sept. 9, he said.
San Jose's new innovation chief wants to build antifragile communities
Former U.S. Army technology officer Jordan Sun said he'll use his position atop the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation to provide services that afford San Jose's residents economic resilience and social mobility.
'I can't sit on the sideline': Black CIOs on facing racial bias
As the nation contends with its history of racism, two of government's black technology leaders reflect on personal and professional challenges surrounding race and how they intend to use their hard-won positions for positive change.
Chicago CIO Danielle DuMerer steps down
After 11 years with the city's information technology arm, DuMerer will move on to a private sector role at a nearby institution.
Dallas hires city's first chief innovation officer
Laila Alequresh, a former official in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, will work on ways to improve the city through technology and new ideas, while also serving as a consultant to other city leaders.
Charleston hires former GIS director as first innovation chief
Tracy McKee returns to the South Carolina city after eight months as Baltimore's chief data officer.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy hires state's first chief innovation officer
Beth Noveck, a professor at New York University, previously served as the White House's deputy chief technology officer.
Maryland officials blame 'programming error' for mishandling of 80,000 voter registrations
Affected voters will have to cast provisional ballots due to the error, which was disclosed just as the state heads to the polls for Tuesday's primary elections.