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John Matelski

CIO and Director of Information Technology, DeKalb County Government

John Matelski is an Information Technology & Security executive with over thirty years of progressively responsible experience. He is currently the Chief Innovation and Information Officer for DeKalb County, Georgia, a position he has held since 2012.  In his current position, John’s duties include executive management of all information technology and security resources and systems that support County operations, as well as driving innovation throughout the County enterprise.

Matelski graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Computer Science and a M.B.A. with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems.  Matelski has a proven track record of leadership in the public and private sectors utilizing innovation and resourcefulness with a proven ability to build a compelling vision, and move an organization toward it.

Matelski has been published in several industry trade journals including JD Edwards Quest magazine, Government Technology magazine, State Tech, DBTA and Oracle Profit magazine. He has conducted key notes, workshops and presentations at industry conferences across the globe, and also consults with numerous commercial and government entities to establish strategies that proactively deal with IT and security issues.

Latest from John Matelski

Public sector organizations and agencies don’t necessarily compete, but they do face unprecedented pressure to provide services to citizens and constituents in a transparent, cost effective and efficient manner. In fact, the expectation is that they also be customer focused and responsive to stakeholder needs in a climate of shrinking budgets and resources....