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Global Entrepreneurship Week – College of Business Administration – An Innovation and Entrepreneurial Mindset
November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type: Presentation,Professional Development,Student Activity
Learn from Amy Tong CIO from the State of California as shares about the innovation and entrepreneurial mindset!
We are excited to bring to you during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 presented by Western Health Advantage a conversation with Amy Tong, State Chief Information Officer and California Department of Technology Director appointee by Governor Gavin Newsome. This event is brought to you in partnership with the College of Business Administration as well as the Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Amy Tong was reappointed as State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and California Department of Technology (CDT) Director by Governor Gavin Newsom to continue the statewide leadership she has exhibited since her original appointment by Governor Jerry Brown in 2016. In these pivotal roles, Amy, whose goal is to improve the State’s technology performance as an investment in its future, advises the Governor on the strategic management of the state's technology resources. She provides the administration with best approaches to implement state technology-related strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture while minimizing redundancy and cost for efficiency. A champion of user-centered design approach, her direct actions and focused leadership have been instrumental in modernizing the State’s project delivery, technology procurement, Cloud Smart adoption, open data, workforce development pipeline and cybersecurity measures.
Amy gained her Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.