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Jon Walton

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Chief Information Officer, San Mateo County

    Full Biography

    As CIO Jon Walton is responsible for setting the technology vision and innovative environment for the County of San Mateo. He brings 23 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors, including leadership positions at Unisys, the City of San Jose, and the City of San Francisco. San Mateo was the first California County to implement WorkDay HR & Payroll, implementing a shared service P25 Motorola radio system, a hyper-converged SDN datacenter, a multi-jurisdictional high speed fiber network, the SMC Public WiFi project, and the County's award winning Open Data program. Walton has won numerous awards for technology excellence and leadership, and works with governments, NGOs, and communities to imagine new ways of delivering services and creating more collaborative government  organizations.