Sep 12 - 13, 2012

"The 13th Annual Illinois Digital Government Summit will be a unique opportunity for IT leaders to engage colleagues, thought leaders and top vendors on a vast range of timely subjects. Governments at the State and local level are adapting dramatically to meet the needs of a 21st Century society, making Information Technology critically important to the leadership of every state or local government. The centrality of Information Technology to every aspect of government operations makes participating in forums such as this essential." - Sean Vinck, Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois "For IT managers and CIOs working in Illinois public sector, this is the one conference all year that you can't afford to miss. The Illinois Digital Government Summit is a great place to learn about innovative new technologies and strategies, to network with your peers, and to be inspired by great guest speakers."

- Greg Wass, Chief Information Officer, Cook County, Illinois

Speaker Profile

Tony Hylton

Managing Director, Public Sector Strategy, Verizon

Antonio "Tony" Hylton has over 25 years in the computing and communications industry with consistent results across a wide spectrum of Executive Management, sales, marketing and engineering responsibilities. Mr. Hylton is a transformative leader with the ability to create and execute successful IT Strategic Plans for enterprise and government organizations.

Most recently, before joining Verizon, Tony was a Senior Fellow for the Center for Digital Government. In that position he advised and consulted with CIO's, Executive Managers, Policy makers, Politicians, leading technology thought leaders and professionals nationwide. The Center is a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government.

From 2007-2010 Tony, was the Chief Information Officer for Cook County, Illinois which is the second largest county in the United States. Cook County Government was managed by a Board President, 17 Elected District Commissioners as well as 10 Elected officials including the Sheriff, Treasurer, Clerk of the Court, Recorder of Deeds, County Clerk, Chief Judge and Assessor. Cook County encompasses approximately 945 square miles, the Cook County Forest Preserve, 128 Municipalities, 30 Townships, multiple taxing districts and the City of Chicago. As CIO, Tony was also the County Chairman of the Department of Homeland Security Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) and the Regional Catastrophic Planning Team (RCPT) Technology Committees.


Wednesday Sep. 12 2:15PM

Mobile Device Management

Rapid advances in mobile technologies are causing fundamental changes to social and workplace interaction, resulting in an overwhelming demand for mobile solutions and applications. But... more