Office of the CIO
The Office of the CIO provides Citywide technology vision and leadership while also serving as Director of the Department of Technology.
In this dual role, the CIO advises the Mayor, Board of Supervisors and City departments regarding opportunities to leverage technology to improve government services, formulates the vision for Citywide coordination, embrace best practices and instigates enhanced technology, establishes unified standards throughout the Citywide organization, and plays a leadership role in the development and implementation of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plan.
We envision being a trusted leader and global example in providing innovative technology services and solutions to all CCSF agencies, the people of San Francisco and worldwide.
To provide innovative, reliable, and secure business solutions that support and empower CCSF agencies and departments in their delivery of high-quality government services for the public.
DT Technology Partners
The 21st Century City demands a collaborative approach. We work with multiple independent stakeholder organizations across the City.
In concert with the San Francisco Department of Technology, the Committee on Information Technology is a public facing organization that assesses, plans, and funds major technology efforts with a Citywide impact. The Emerging Technology Open Working Group develops recommendations, evaluates impact, and improves dialogue between the public and legislators.
In the News
SAN FRANCISCO “FIBER TO HOUSING” PROGRAM PROVIDES INTERNET FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
August 23, 2019
Department of Technology receives award for program that has provided 1,500 low‑income families in San Francisco with free, high-speed internet
SAN FRANCISCO STARTUP IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM HOSTS LOCAL DEMO DAY TO MODERNIZE GOVERNMENT
August 27, 2018
San Francisco, CA – The City and County of San Francisco Office of Civic Innovation hosted its Startup in Residence (STIR) Local Demo Day on August 22nd, highlighting the importance of civic innovation and leveraging technology to improve government services.
Department of Technology Announces Vulnerability Discovered in Radio Frequency System
April 06, 2018
Working with system vendor and security researchers, Department of Emergency Management and Department of Technology crews test a patch expected to solve the vulnerability in system used by organizations nationwide.
Startup in Residence Program Calls for Vendor Applications
October 9, 2018
The international collaboration initiative has posted a list of 80-plus startup-friendly challenges that present contract opportunities for gov tech entrepreneurs. See more from GOV TECH