Chief Innovation Officer

'I can't sit on the sideline': Black CIOs on facing racial bias

by • 3 weeks ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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.

Meet Alaska's first chief innovation officer

by • 2 years ago

Jason Schneider moved from Michigan to lead Alaska's IT modernization. He's also looking forward to the surfing and hiking.

Riverside, California promotes innovation chief to assistant city manager role

by • 2 years ago

Lea Deesing, who spent five years as the Southern California city's CIO, will add emergency services and finance to her portfolio.

Miami adds IT to chief innovation officer's portfolio

by • 2 years ago

Michael Sarasti will now be the city's director of innovation and information technology.