Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

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Event Date Wed Mar 9 PST - Thu Mar 10 PST (in about 2 months)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Mar 9 3:00am - Thu Mar 10 3:00am
Location Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
Region Americas

The California Public Sector CIO Academy is the premier event for senior level technology leaders and upcoming leaders. The purpose of this invitation-only event is to foster discussion and dialogue on what it means to be a successful IT executive in the public sector and to provide tools and strategies to assist current and emerging leaders. This event is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for government and industry to collaborate and address the most important policy, management and leadership issues surrounding the future of digital government.


2022 Speakers


George Akiyama
Chief Information Officer, Department of Transportation

April Baxter
Acting Chief Information Officer, Highway Patrol, Information Management Division

Ben Bonte
Chief Information Officer, Department of Industrial Relations

Brenda Bridges Cruz
Deputy Director, Office of Professional Development, Department of Technology

Scott Capulong
Chief Information Officer, Department of Tax and Fee Administration

Jessica Chan
Chief Information Officer, Office of Traffic Safety

Jennifer Chan
Chief Information Officer, CA Lottery

Kevin Cornish
Chief Information Officer, Covered California

Chad Crowe
Chief Information Officer, Department of Human Resources

Patrick Dennis
Chief Information Officer, Department of Parks & Recreation

Adam Dondro
Agency Information Officer, Health and Human Services Agency

Christian Farland
Chief Information Office, CalPERS

Tim Garza
Agency Information Technology Director, Natural Resources Agency

Fredrick Gomez
IT Director & Chief Information Officer, Public Utilities Commission

Marcie Kahbody
Agency Chief Information Officer, Transportation Agency

Keson Khieu
Chief Information Officer, Emergency Medical Services Authority

Jon Kirkham
Chief Information Officer, Department of Rehabilitation

Subbarao Mupparaju
Chief Information Officer, Deputy Director, Department of Housing and Community Development

Rosanna Nguyen
Chief, Information Technology Consulting Unit, Department of Finance

Russ Nichols
Deputy State Chief Information Officer and Chief Deputy Director, Department of Technology

George Okamoto
Agency Information Officer, Labor and Workforce Development Agency

Chris Riesen
Chief Information Officer, Deputy Director, Department of Health Care Services

Susan Slaven
Chief Information Officer, CalRecycle

Jay Song
Chief Information Officer, CalFire

Amy Tong
State Chief Information Officer and Director, Department of Technology

Jefferson Willoughby
Chief Information Officer, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

Brian Wong
Chief Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration

Quentin Wright
Chief Information Officer, Department of Technology

Troy Arajs
Account Executive, Adobe

Jeff Beck
Regional Director, VMware

Šejla Begić
Managing Director, Client Relationships Executive, Deloitte

Herman Chao
Senior Account Executive, Amazon Web Services

Dennis Firenze
Sr. Major Account Manager, Juniper Networks

Cheryl Gardner
Account Manager, Dell Technologies

Jason Green
Regional Manager, Oracle

Kapil Gupta
Director, IBM

David Hunter
Director of Business Development, Lumen

Todd Jerue
Relationship Director, KPMG

Hon. Lloyd Levine (ret.)
National Senior Executive, State Government Strategy, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Mark Noriega
Managing Director, Accenture

Megan Panson
Vice President, California General Government, CGI

Earl Pingel
Field Account Executive, CDWG

Mark Roese
Assistant Vice President, State, Local and Education, AT&T

Ron Speno
Sr. Director, Enterprise Sales, Comcast Business

H.T. Vaught
Managing Partner, Consulting, IBM

Peter Zalkind
Principal, KPMG

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Accenture
• Acquia, Inc.
• Adobe
• Akamai
• Alteryx
• Amazon Web Services
• AT&T
• BeyondTrust
• Calabrio
• Cask NX LLC
• Cisco
• Citrix
• Comcast Business
• Darktrace
• Datadog, Inc.
• Dell Technologies
• Deloitte
• DLT Solutions | Oracle
• DocuSign
• Elastic
• Entisys360
• Ernst & Young
• Fiserv
• Fortinet
• Granicus
• Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise
• HP, Inc.
• Informatica
• Juniper Networks
• Lumen
• McAfee Enterprise
• Microsoft
• NETSCOUT | Presidio
• NIC NTT America, Inc.
• Okta
• OnCore Consulting LLC
• Palo Alto Networks
• Pluralsight Public Consulting Group (PCG)
• Pure Storage | Rubrik
• Red Hat, Inc.
• Relativity
• Salesforce
• SAP Public Services, Inc.
• ServiceNow
• SimpliGov
• SLED IT Solutions, Inc.
• Snowflake
• Software AG Government Solutions
• Splunk
• SymSoft Solutions LLC
• T-Mobile for Government
• Tanium
• Technology Integration Group (TIG)
• ThycoticCentrify | SailPoint
• Trinity Technology Group, Inc.
• UiPath
• Veeam Software
• Verizon
• Visionary Integration Professionals
• VMware
• Workato
• Workday
• Zscaler