Workforce & People
Four months after he faced a grilling at the New Orleans City Council, the former director of the Mayor’s Office of Utilities and a key figure in the controversial smart city broadband plan has left the administration.
Nichols, who has served as the deputy state CIO and CDT’s chief deputy director since March 2021, will be stepping down from his role in state government later this year, a department spokesperson confirmed.
Snyder, who was Michigan’s governor for eight years, brought on his former state CIO to start a cybersecurity company focused on small and medium-sized organizations. Its offerings include a “personalized concierge.”
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Government Technology took a look at the way the workforce has changed over the past 10 years and since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Risk Officer Rob Main discusses balancing privacy and security, growing North Carolina's cyber workforce, and how his office is helping local governments build cyber capacity.
The state’s chief technology innovation officer and leader of the Office of Enterprise Technology within the Department of Technology stepped down this month. He had held the role since February 2021.
Louisiana’s new chief cyber officer, Dustin Glover, was the state’s previous CISO. He will head up partnerships between the state’s departments overseeing technology, emergency preparedness, military and police.
Tesla, AppLovin and a custodial service for the owner of the Facebook app disclosed plans for a combined total of 659 job cuts in the Bay Area, the WARN notices filed with the state Employment Development Department show.
After serving as St. Paul, Minn.’s CIO for more than four years, Sharon Kennedy Vickers has left the role to serve as a the CEO of Software for Good. The company develops web and mobile apps geared toward environment and social change.
Anushree Bag, executive director of enterprise governance, risk and compliance and resiliency services, announced July 8 that she was moving on from the Indiana Office of Technology for another state agency.
The city of Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Malik D. Evans named several new appointments in an announcement last week, including a chief technology officer, chief of the Rochester Police Department and more.
Matt Behrens is now Iowa's permanent CIO, the state announced July 8. His prior experience includes serving as the deputy CIO, chief technology officer and several other state department roles.
Miguel Gamiño Jr. has been named chief experience officer and founding partner at Silicon Valley-based Simplicity Technology Inc. The company offers a platform aimed at better connecting government with its constituents.
Galluzi has been the head of the state's enterprise systems for just over a year. Nevada's previous CIO stepped down in November, citing the changing responsibilities of the office and limited resources.