Chief Innovation Officer
Phoenix appoints new CIO and first chief innovation officer
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
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
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
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
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
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.