Sep 5 - 6, 2012

"GTC East, New York State government's premier conference on technology and innovation is transforming itself. Not to be outdone by our State's IT transformation initiatives, GTC East is introducing a new format and venue for the annual technology event. GTC East provides a unique opportunity for State's IT talents to engage colleagues, industry thought leaders, and top-tier companies to help advance the New York State technology capability. Much like the annual CIO Academy, GTC East will be a strategic, focused event and an incubator for sharing knowledge and brainstorming new ideas. Please join us and re-imagine how IT can help deliver better services to our fellow New Yorkers."

- Dan Chan, Acting Chief Information Officer, State of New York

Speaker Profile

David Walsh

Program Manager, Enterprise Data Center Consolidation, and, Assistant Director of IT Services, Information Technology Services, New York State

David Walsh, Project Director, IT Transformation eMail Project

The IT Transformation Initiative for New York State is designed to consolidate the delivery of technology services across State agencies. The goal of the eMail Project is to create a unified platform for delivery of eMail and other digital communication services, to be used by all State agencies for internal eMail and for communicating with citizens. This endeavor will coordinate with other initiatives to create a more efficient and cost-efficient technology infrastructure and service delivery system for State government.

David served as Chief Information Officer at the State Education Department from August 2000 through June 2012, where he was responsible for strategic application of information technology. He directed the activities of Information Technology Services, Project Management Office, and the Information Security Office; developed policies and standards for IT in the Department; and coordinated technology project management across program units. From 1989 to August 2000, David was Director of Senate Technology Services, responsible for office automation, data processing, delivery of technology services for Senate members and staff. David began his career as Deputy County Clerk in Chenango County.