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Top 25 Doers,
Dreamers & Drivers

Government Technology's Top 25 honors innovators in the public sector.

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Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers

Gary Bateman

CIO, Workforce Development, Iowa

Story Bellows

Director, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics

Sam Blakeslee

Founding Director, Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy
Ron Bouganim

Ron Bouganim

Managing Partner, Govtech Fund

Marty Cetron

Director, Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kevin Counihan

Director and CEO,

Chris Cruz

CIO, Department of Health Care Services, California
Stephen Elkins, CIO of Austin, Texas, says he will utilize flexible sourcing to deal with the impending Baby Boomer retirement wave.

Stephen Elkins

CIO, Austin, Texas

Lori Flanery

Secretary, Finance and Administration Cabinet, Kentucky

Brian Fontes

CEO, National Emergency Number Association
Carolyn Hogg

Carolyn Hogg

CIO, Fresno, California

Bill Kehoe

CIO, King County, Washington

Sarah Leary

Co-founder, Nextdoor

Rob Lloyd

CIO, Avondale, Arizona

Gov. Dan Malloy


Robin Murphy

Director, Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, Texas A&M University

Theresa Pardo

Director, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York

Theresa Reno-Weber

Chief of Performance and Technology, Louisville Metro Government, Kentucky

Tim Robyn

CIO, Missouri
Oakland Chief Information Officer Bryan Sastokas

Bryan Sastokas

CIO, Oakland, California

Kirk Steudle

Director, Department of Transportation, Michigan

Team Indiana

Office of Management and Budget Director Chris Atkins; Gov. Mike Pence; CIO Paul Baltzell

Team Los Angeles

Eric Garcetti, Mayor; Rick Cole, Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation; Ron Galperin, Controller; Bob Blumenfield, Councilmember

Oliver Wise

Director, Office of Performance and Accountability, New Orleans
Rami Zakaria

Rami Zakaria

CIO, Sacramento County, California
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