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A10 Networks Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Tom Constantino will start in the new position of executive vice president and chief financial officer on June 12.
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Deputy Director at California's Office of Technology to Retire

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Sacramento Welcomes New Chief Innovation Officer

As was hinted at earlier this month, Louis Stewart started Monday as the city of Sacramento's chief innovation officer. He comes aboard just two months after officials in Mayor Darrell Steinberg's administration told Techwire that they would be restructuring the city’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
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California Begins Search for New Chief Procurement Officer

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State Innovation Official Stepping Down

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Former CalPERS CIO Becomes Chief Health Director

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State Fair Announces 2017 Champions of Technology Award Winners

Bryan Sastokas has been called a risk-taker many times in his career. It seems to be paying off, as the Director of Technology and Innovation for the city of Long Beach won the individual Champion of Technology award from the California State Fair for 2017.
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Department of Technology's Borchin to Retire

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Franchise Tax Board CIO Saluted with National Award

Franchise Tax Board CIO Cathy Cleek, Los Angeles CIO Ted Ross and three others from California local government made Government Technology magazine's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers list for 2017 recognizing individuals and teams for enabling transformation at all levels of their organizations.
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Q&A: Talking with Greg Gearheart, State Water Board’s Data Chief

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Former Apple VP to Run Sacramento Startup

John Stone, formerly vice president of Apple Inc., was named chief operating officer for Fantag in February. In 1999 Stone helped secure $25 million in funding to begin his first venture, PowerSchool, which was later sold to Apple.
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Sacramento IT Consultancy Adds New Member

Mike Smith has brought his 25 years of sales experience to the Sacramento Association of Consultants.
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Low Named 2017 Legislator of the Year by Tech Association

Assemblymember Evan Low, D-Silicon Valley, was named 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association at a reception Tuesday evening.
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Oakland Hires a New CIO

An Oakland native, Andrew "Pete" Peterson is a 25-year veteran of the IT industry, working most recently as the chief operating officer for San Francisco-based Connect Solutions. Prior to that role, Peterson served as the chief technology officer of Up Communications in Oakland. He also worked in a variety of capacities at Oracle, CA Technologies and IBM.
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California CIO of the Year Profile: Subbarao Mupparaju

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California CIO of the Year Profile: George Akiyama

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California Department of Conservation Explores Benefits of Big Data

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Department of Technology Procurement Chief Retiring

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California Department of Consumer Affairs Director Steps Down

Awet Kidane, director of the California Department of Consumer Affairs, announced he will be stepping down from his position at the end of the month.
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IT Personnel Changes Coming to California Employment Development Department

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San Francisco Entrepreneur Joins Direct Technology

Direct Technology announced Ty Parker will be joining the company's Government Solutions Group.
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Winters, Calif., Broadband Advocate Brings Rural Perspective to Assembly

As the mayor of the small town of Winters, Calif., Cecilia Aguiar-Curry advocated powerfully for computers in the schools and faster Internet speeds in her rural community. As the new Assemblymember from the 4th District, she plans to continue her push to close the digital divide.
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VMware Names Senior Manager of Systems Engineering for SLED

VMware has promoted Gary Christofferson to lead the Systems Engineering (SE) organization for its State/Local Government and Education (SLED) business, with responsibility for clients across the Western U.S.
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Deputy Director for Legislation Appointed at California Department of Technology

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TechNet Honoring 2017 Legislators of the Year

The industry group is recognizing state Sen. Ben Allen and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin during an invite-only reception Monday evening at Microsoft's office in downtown Sacramento.
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