On GovConnect, we sit down with local government innovation experts to bring you insightful stories and advice on technology, best practices, and the latest trends in civic and government technology.
GovConnect is produced by Rock Solid
012 Dan Hymowitz - (Director of Baltimore's Office of Performance and Innovation)
Dan Hymowitz is the Director of the Mayor's Office of Performance and Innovation in Baltimore, Maryland. Listen in to learn about Dan's experience working on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and how he has used that experience to structure and lead an innovation team. This podcast was recorded in May 2019.
011 Julia Richman (CIO & CTO, City of Boulder, CO)
Julia Richman Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Technology Officer with City of Boulder, Colorado. After getting a public policy degree, she started in consulting. Joining one of the big consulting firms, she spent about 10 years working with state and local governments. Started at the city in 2017 as the Innovation and Analytics Officer, before moving into the role of CIO, overseeing the enterprise technology function.
010 David Graham (Chief Innovation Officer, City of Carlsbad, CA)
David Graham, Chief Innovation Officer with City of Carlsbad, California. He is the first CIO in San Diego County and one of the few throughout the state at the local level. Traffic concerns, sustainability concerns, digital transformation moving our systems from analog to digital, going mobile, and providing more services to people.
009 Amada Daflos - (Director of the Innovation Team, Los Angeles, CA)
Amanda Daflos, is the Chief Innovation Officer in the city of Los Angeles. Amanda has experience in the public sector and the nonprofit world and in 2018, Los Angeles was awarded the Fast Company world-changing idea for their work in tackling the housing crisis.
008 Dominic Campbell - (CEO, Future Gov & Interim Chief Digital Officer, Homes England)
Our first international guest is Dominic Campbell, is the founder and CEO of Future Gov and the Interim Chief Digital Officer of Homes England the non-departmental public body, which funds affordable housing in England.
007 Greg Chavarria - (Chief Information Officer, Hallandale Beach, FL)
Greg Chavarria is the Assistant City Manager and Chief Information Officer at the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida. We discussed transitioning from civil engineer to programmer to project manager to CIO, the differences in IT leadership CIO roles at the local government level vs state department, and how PMP background can help any IT leader.