June 20

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For years, state and local governments have relied on SAP to run their mission-critical systems and data, while Google Cloud has helped them modernize and scale their IT infrastructures. By combining these two powerful platforms, agencies can now seamlessly bring infrastructure and applications together to work smarter, faster and safer. On June 20th at 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern, Government Technology is hosting an hour-long, informative webinar on how agencies can optimize their IT infrastructure and operational costs. Register now to also learn:
• How agencies can easily migrate and scale their SAP landscapes to Google Cloud
• How to manage risk and compliance, and keep pace with evolving requirements
• How agencies can achieve infrastructure agility to unlock innovation and provide more modern citizen services


Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Patrick Moore has spent his career working to improve government and its responsiveness to citizens. Patrick spent 8 years working for Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, who was committed to making Georgia the best managed state in the nation. Patrick helped Governor Perdue implement an organizational model that was unique to government, and served as state CIO from 2006-2010. During that time Patrick led a transformational restructuring of the state's technology function. Patrick's most recent experience in the private sector put him in a leading role for some of the largest strategic procurements in the state government market in the last four years. He is the managing principal for Set Consulting, and is working to help governments and private sector firms implement strategies and partnerships that harness technology's power for outcomes that benefit citizens.


John Harvey

Cloud Partner Engineer, Google

John Harvey is a Partner Engineer, focusing on Cloud Technology at Google. His role is to help partners and customers understand Google Cloud offerings and help architect solutions. He has over 20 years of IT and Application Programming experience and has been a cloud architect, mainly for Federal Agencies for the last 8 years. John holds a B.S. in Economics from Virginia Tech and a MS in Information Technology from Univ. of Maryland - University College.

Paul Clanton

Paul Clanton — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Paul Clanton has over 30 years in various Information technology roles in both the public and private sectors including 20 years successfully leading Information Technology departments. He has also had roles in software development, program and project management, systems administration, and database administration. He is now turning his experience and expertise to helping government organizations get the most value from their significant investment in people, process, and technology. Paul’s leadership experience and a quest for continuous improvement has lead him to develop proven methodologies to quickly assess the people and culture of an IT organization and to implement a process to develop a unified team with a clear vision and strategy and a process to continuously improve and achieve meaningful results. Some of Paul’s accomplishments include leading two different IT organizations that earned Top-10 Digital Counties Survey awards for a combined 10 times in 12 years. An organization he led also earned an InformationWeek 500 Government Innovators award in 2010. Paul is a current member of Colorado IT Symposium Planning Committee. He has also recently been a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo) Information Technology Standing Committee, the NACo Cyber Security Task Force, the Colorado Digital Government Summit Advisory Board and the Denver CIO Executive Summit Governing Board. Paul holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Colorado, Denver, as well as undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Psychology.