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Miguel Gamino

CIO & Executive Director-Department of Technology, City and County of San Francisco

Miguel A Gamiño Jr. provides thought leadership and the strategic direction for San Francisco's use of technology. He advises Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Board of Supervisors, and City departments regarding opportunities to leverage technology to improve government services; formulate a vision for City-wide technology, embracing best practices and serving as the catalyst for enhanced technology; establish unified standards throughout the City-wide organization; and play a leadership role in the development and implementation of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plan for the City and County of San Francisco.??

Miguel currently serves as a Designee of Mayor Edwin M. Lee for the City and County of San Francisco on the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC) for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in Washington D.C.

Miguel is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso with a dual major Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and Computer Information Systems. He also attended the CIO Institute at Heinz College of Public Policy and Information Systems Management at Carnegie Mellon University in Washington D.C.

Prior to joining San Francisco in July 2013, Miguel served the City of El Paso, Texas as the Chief Information & Innovation Officer and Director of the Department of Information Technology Services.

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