Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of two award-profitable state govt IT veterans and a single former Google official to significant-level positions within just the California Department of Technology.
The appointments of a few essential leaders in condition IT governance had been declared Tuesday evening by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s workplace.
Liana Bailey-Crimmins has been named condition main technology officer in the California Department of Technologies (CDT). Bailey-Crimmins, an award-winning veteran of state service, most not long ago served as chief information safety officer for the California Community Employees’ Retirement Process considering the fact that 2019, the place she experienced formerly served as main well being director from 2017 to 2019 and main information officer (CIO) from 2013 to 2017. She was CIO for California Correctional Overall health Treatment Products and services from 2010 to 2013, and right before that she was deputy CIO from 2008 to 2010. Bailey-Crimmins, 51, a Sacramento resident, is a member of the Countrywide Modern society of Management and Achievements. This placement necessitates Senate confirmation, and the payment is $180,000.
Richard “Rick” Klau has been named condition main technological know-how innovation officer in CDT. Klau, 49, was senior running spouse at Google Ventures from 2011 to 2020. The San Ramon resident experienced been merchandise supervisor for Google from 2008 to 2011 right before that, he experienced been strategic lover development manager there from 2007 to 2008. Klau was vice president of Organization Advancement for FeedBurner from 2005 to 2007 vice president of Socialtext from 2004 to 2005 vice president of Vertical Marketplaces for Interface Software from 2001 2004 and director of Sector Advertising and marketing for iManage Inc. from 1999 to 2000. Klau gained his juris doctorate from the University of Richmond School of Regulation. This position does not have to have Senate confirmation, and the payment is $180,000.
Russell J. Nichols was named chief deputy director and deputy state CIO at CDT. Nichols, in accordance to the governor’s announcement, most just lately served as the award-profitable director of the Division of Enterprise Information and facts Solutions at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2015, where he had served as performing director in 2015 and as venture director of the Strategic Offender Administration System from 2012 to 2014. Nichols, 53, was a knowledge processing supervisor in the Office environment of California Correctional Health and fitness Treatment Products and services from 2010 to 2012 and at the California Condition Controller’s Workplace from 2007 to 2010. Just before that, the Cameron Park resident was with the California Division of Forestry and Fire Protection from 1999 to 2007, and the Employment Improvement Office from 1997 to 1999. He commenced his condition tenure as a programmer in 1990. This position does not require Senate confirmation, and the compensation is $186,648.
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