Jeff Lewis is a veteran in the field of Information Technology and has a career that spans over thirty-eight years in public, private, and non-profit sectors including positions in local government, medical, and IT consulting. He has served as Chief Information Officer for multiple local government and non-profit agencies, is a founding member of the Government Technology Group (www.GovTechGroup.net) and has served as the Director of Smart Region Initiative at Joint Venture Silicon Valley.
As a CIO Jeff has led Smart City, broadband, IT strategic and GIS planning, enterprise architecture, policy, and research initiatives for local government. Specific areas of responsibility included developing and advancing Broadband, Smart City initiatives, digital government, security policy, innovation, and emerging technologies. During this tenure, he served as the lead executive for numerous enterprise IT initiatives, broadband/fiber projects, and efforts to improve business processes.
Jeff is a lifetime member of the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) and has won the MISAC Excellence award 10 years in a row for implementing best practices in local government. Jeff has served as President of MISAC, and currently serves on the Education and Smart City committees.