Chief Digital Officer/CIO, Baltimore City
As the City of Baltimore's Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Mr. Johnson leads all digital transformation programs and supports the Mayor in her ongoing efforts to modernize the City of Baltimore's IT capabilities. This also includes scaling the local IT ecosystem to drive awareness & tech investment in the City.
Mr. Johnson facilitates strategic technology discussions with public and private organizations in the Baltimore City area. He assists the Mayor in discovering how technology can deliver value and competitive advantage, transforming the lives of people that live, work and visit the City of Baltimore.
He is an electrical engineer by trade. Since joining Intel as a field engineer in 1990, he has been actively involved in the massive technological shift from the early days of PCs and servers to the digital economy of today, where technology has become not just a tool, but a truly pervasive strategic enabler for competitive advantage and socioeconomic development.