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Sep 29 - 30, 2015

"Michigan’s comeback is in full swing and IT is playing a huge part, so don’t miss this year’s Michigan Digital Government Summit. We are celebrating the 13th year of Michigan’s premier IT event for public sector professionals. State government is now making ongoing strategic investments in IT to the tune of nearly $50 million annually, so it’s more important than ever that we collaborate and network to ensure we are all working together to guarantee success. Don’t miss this chance to think strategically and help set the direction for better government."


- David Behen, Director, Department of Technology, Management and Budget, State of Michigan

Advisory Board

Government Representatives

Michael Ashton
Chief Information Officer
Ingham County

Tim Becker
Chief Deputy Director
Department of Health and Human Services
State of Michigan

David Behen
Director & State Chief Information Officer
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Sol Bermann
Privacy Officer and Information Technology Policy Strategist
University of Michigan

Phil Bertolini
Deputy County Executive, Chief Information Officer
Oakland County

Andy Brush
Information Technology Manager
Washtenaw County

Chris Christensen
Director of Infrastructure Protection
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Rod Davenport
Chief Technology Officer
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Tiziana Galeazzi
General Manager
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Ashley Gelisse
Chief of Staff
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

David Holcomb
Director of Information Technology
Hillsdale County

Sandy Jurek
Chief Information Officer
Macomb County

Chad Laidlaw
Senior Policy and Planning Analyst
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

James McFarlane
Director of Customer Service
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Laura Mester
Chief Administrative Officer
Department of Transportation
State of Michigan

Jessica Moy
Director, Technology Partnerships
Center for Shared Solutions
State of Michigan

Beth Niblock
Chief Information Officer
City of Detroit

Craig Paull
Chief Information Officer
Kent County

Dan Rainey
Chief Information Officer
Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD)
City of Detroit

Steve Sedore
Executive Director of Operations
Allegan County

Brom Stibitz
Chief Deputy Director
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Eric Swanson
Director, Center for Shared Solutions & Technology Partnerships
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Michael Turnquist
Senior Deputy Director, Facilities and Business Services
Department of Technology, Management & Budget
State of Michigan

Matt VanDyken
Technology Services Director/Assistant to the City Manager
City of Holland

Edward Winfield
Chief Information Officer
Wayne County

Industry Representatives

Rick Barnes
Account Executive
State of Michigan
HP

Roger Blake
Executive Director
Government & Education
AT&T

Jim Keenan
Territory Account Manager
Symantec

Hari Murthy
Director
Consulting
Deloitte

Heidi Olesko
Advanced Solutions Architect
Verizon Wireless

Yogesh Saxena
Client Executive
IBM

Geoff Smith
Account Manager
Veritas

Milford Sprecher
Business Development Director
Oracle

Scott Welch
Territory Account Manager
Nutanix

Cindy Wiley
Account Executive
Teradata