Bill Maile has worked as a public information officer and promoter of good government and IT solutions in California. Now he publishes Techwire.net, a blog site and newsletter about the public-sector tech industry in the state. Previously he served as communications director for the state Chief Information Officer and the California Technology Agency. Prior to working at the Agency, he was chief deputy press secretary for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and has spent more than 15 years working in executive offices throughout state government. He has worked for the State Senate, the California Attorney General and Department of Justice, the Secretary of State, Department of Insurance and the State and Consumer Services Agency which oversees the departments of General Services, Consumer Affairs and Fair Employment and Housing, among others.
Awards were given for CIO of the Year, CTO of the Year, and two individuals were inducted into the newly created California Hall of Fame for Technology.
Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 2 will reduce the number of state agencies from 12 to 10, while five existing state agencies will be replaced by new agencies.
Intel futurist says power of cloud, computer intelligence will benefit government services in ways not yet imagined.