May 10th, 2006. 1:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Managing Transformation: IT Leadership
SPEAKER FOR THIS EVENT:
- J. Clark Kelso, State Chief Information Officer, State of California
Information Technology Leadership
As the role of technology within an organization continues to grow, the role of the CIO and IT leadership also increases in exposure and responsibility. Professor J Clark Kelso earned a reputation as a turnaround specialist and as an inspiring leader who was asked to come in and turn around the State of California’s IT department. In this special presentation, Mr. Kelso will share his insights on the key competencies needed of a CIO given today's environment as well as offer a glimpse into the programs he and his team initiated based on his strategic objectives. Learn from an industry expert who has successfully managed change and how you can apply some of his lessons learned to your own organization.
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|THIS PROGRAM IS INTENDED FOR:|
- EVPs, SVPs, VPs and Directors of:
• Information Technology
• Information Systems
• IT Planning
• System Architecture
• Integration Architecture
• Data Management
• IT Risk Management
• Network Engineering
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|ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:|
Professor J. Clark Kelso serves as Governor Schwarzenegger’s Special Advisor on Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for the State of California. As Chief Information Officer, he is responsible for providing State leadership on information technology policy and for working collaboratively with other information technology leaders throughout state government.
Professor Kelso has held several other leadership positions in California government. He currently sits as the Governor’s designee to and Chair of the California Earthquake Authority. He has previously served as Acting Director of the Department of General Services, Acting Director of the Department of Information Technology, Acting Insurance Commissioner, and Scholar-in-Residence at the California Administrative Office of the Courts. Professor Kelso is the Director of the Capital Center for Government Law and Policy at the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law.
Professor Kelso earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois, and a juris doctorate degree from Columbia Law School. He was a law clerk to Judge Anthony M. Kennedy on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal