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

Greg Wass

Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor, State of Illinois

Greg Wass is a senior advisor to Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois, working on outcomes-driven budgeting and innovative approaches to healthcare and social services for Illinois residents. Previously, Greg was Chief Information Officer at Cook County (IL), where he was named one of 25 top "doers, dreamers and drivers" nationally by Government Technology magazine.

As a former business leader and project manager for large technology firms and his own consulting practice, Greg is familiar with the challenges and opportunities of public service, and the transformative possibilities of multi-disciplinary teams and innovative technologies.