Profile of Jonathan FeldmanContributing Editor
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Jonathan Feldman is Chief Information Officer for the City of Asheville, NC, where he encourages innovation through better business technology and process. Asheville is a rapidly growing and popular city; it has been named a Fodor top travel destination, and is the site of many new breweries, including New Belgium's east coast expansion. During Jonathan's leadership, the City has been recognized nationally and internationally (including the International Economic Development Council New Media, NATOA Community Broadband, and the GMIS Best Practices awards) for improving services to citizens and reducing expenses through IT innovation.
Jonathan's business innovation training and experience includes an MS from Georgia Tech's business school and 20+ years of business technology practice with a diverse group of customers: government, military, law enforcement, financial services and healthcare. As a business technology consultant, he worked with dozens of public- and private-sector organizations, helping them understand business benefits, risks, governance, process changes, and policies that go with new technologies. He has brought startup ideas to large organizations, and works in the community as an organizer & mentor to help startups succeed. His work with Asheville's startup and open data scenes have been featured by GovTech.com and the National League of Cities.
Jonathan is a popular public speaker and InformationWeek columnist on the topics of leadership, innovation, IT people skills, and running large organizations "like a startup." Learn more about Jonathan at about.me/jonathanfeldman.
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posted in June 2010
The upcoming GMIS (Government Management Information Sciences) has teamed up with the University of North Carolina School of Government to offer UNC's CGCIO (Certified Government Chief Information Officers) program. It's an interesting approach to distance learning. Go to one conference, do distance learning for a year, go to the next conference, and receive the certification.
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