Jon Walton has the honor of serving as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City & County of San Francisco, a role that carries the additional title of Chairman of the Committee on Information Technology (COIT).
As CIO, Mr. Walton oversees the delivery of technology services to the citizens of San Francisco and internal support to 23,000 City employees. Under Mr. Walton’s leadership the Department of Technology provides enterprise email, network, security, public safety radio, data center, virtualization, telecommunications, web, government television, customer support, and social media. As Chairman of COIT, Mr. Walton is responsible for citywide Information and Communications Technology strategy plan, multi-year fiscal planning, enterprise wide performance oversight, and citywide technology enterprise architecture.
Prior to working for the City of San Francisco Mr. Walton has served as the CIO for the City of San Jose and Sr. Practice Manager for Unisys Government Service. He has been a speaker at the Nikkei Internet Awards, VMWorld, Government Technology Conferences, and Forbes Technology Forum.