E2CI Founder Chris Warner, One of Government Technology's 25 'Doers Dreamers and Drivers'

'I started this adventure with the naïve goal of getting 50 states and 3,300 counties and 10,000 cities to work together. Luckily I had no idea of what I was getting into'

by / March 4, 2005
After watching his mother Carolyn lose a tightly contested Arizona governor's race in 1986, Chris Warner decided to change government from the outside rather than from within.

Since then, Warner's Scottsdale, Ariz.-based company, E2C Inc., has used Web technology to reinvent how governments deal with environmental information, and he's using the same concept to create nationwide information networks to help rescue abducted children and distribute emergency alerts.

"I started this adventure with the na