Government Technology’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, Drivers Announced

Honorees include diverse group of leaders transforming government through technology 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – March 25, 2015 – Government Technology has announced its Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers – 25 individuals or teams who exemplify transformative use of technology that’s improving the way government does business and serves its citizens. 

Showcased in the April issue of Government Technology magazine, this year’s list includes a California-based entrepreneur who placed a $23 million bet on new companies in the gov tech space; government innovation and performance officers who are reinventing how agencies acquire and use technology, as well as how they measure the results; and CIOs and elected officials who are revolutionizing the bedrock systems and infrastructure that power government service delivery and public safety.  Read their stories here.

Government Technology’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers for 2015: 

Gary Bateman
CIO, Workforce Development, Iowa

Story Bellows
Director, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics

Sam Blakeslee
Founding Director, Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy

Ron Bouganim
Founder & Managing Partner, Govtech Fund

Dr. Martin Cetron
Director, Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kevin Counihan
Director and CEO,

Chris Cruz
CIO, Department of Health Care Services, California

Stephen Elkins
CIO, Austin, Texas

Lori Hudson Flanery
Secretary, Finance and Administration Cabinet, Kentucky

Brian Fontes
CEO, National Emergency Number Association

Carolyn Hogg
CIO, Fresno, California

Bill Kehoe
CIO, King County, Washington

Sarah Leary
Co-founder & Vice President of Marketing and Operations, Nextdoor

Rob Lloyd
CIO, Avondale, Arizona

Gov. Dan Malloy

Robin Murphy
Director, Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, Texas A&M University

Theresa Pardo
Director, Center for Technology in Government, University of Albany, State University of New York

Theresa Reno-Weber
Chief of Performance and Technology, Louisville Metro Government, Kentucky

Tim Robyn
CIO, Missouri

Bryan Sastokas
CIO, Oakland, California

Kirk Steudle
Director, Department of Transportation, Michigan

Oliver Wise
Director, Office of Performance and Accountability, New Orleans

Rami Zakaria
CIO, Sacramento County, California 

Team Indiana
Gov. Mike Pence
Paul Baltzell, CIO
Chris Atkins, Director, Office of Management and Budget

Team Los Angeles
Mayor Eric Garcetti
Rick Cole, Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation
Ron Galperin, Controller
Bob Blumenfield, Councilmember

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