Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Steve Reneker




Steve Reneker
Chief Information Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Steve Reneker has rejoined the County of Riverside as its Chief Information Officer. Most recently, Steve served under Mayor Eric Garcetti as the General Manager for the City of Los Angeles’ Information Technology Agency. Prior to his service to the City of Los Angeles, he took on the position of Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Riverside and as Executive Director of the non-profit organization SmartRiverside. He previously worked as the Business Development Manager for the Dell Corporation in its Public Safety and Criminal Justice group. Steve Reneker served as Riverside County’s first CIO from 1997 to 2003, and has worked in IT for over thirty years, to include senior management roles in the City of Aurora, Colorado and the Eastern Municipal Water District.

 


Dave Rogers




Dave Rogers
Chief Technology Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Dave has been a leader in government IT for 27 years. He brings a breadth of experience and knowledge to the County of Riverside from both the public and private sector. He combines 10 years of executive leadership at Microsoft focused on “Government” specific IT services with 17 years of executive leadership as a CIO/CTO in the County of San Bernardino. Most recently he retired from Microsoft after holding several leadership roles, running several National teams and helping lead the company toward the creation and evolution of “Government” cloud services that meet the compliance and security needs of government across the United States. At the County of San Bernardino, he was the CIO/CTO for the Sheriff’s department and ultimately the entire county before retiring to go to Microsoft.

 


Louis Arul Doss




Louis Raja Arul Doss
Assistant Chief Information Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Louis served as the first OTM for the City of Riverside Public Utilities and assisted in the Utilities 2.0 initiative. Before joining the City of Riverside, he was the Director of Enterprise Applications and Architect in Government Solutions Group of Xerox Business Services for the City of Riverside. Louis came to Xerox Services with a wealth of experience in public sector technology and a variety of leading edge technologies. During his tenure with Xerox, along with other enterprise systems operations and directing “Mobile” technology, he also led many major multi-million dollar project implementations such as Customer Information System, Customer Relationship Management System, GIS, Integration and Operational Data Management System. Prior to joining Xerox Services, Louis was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Civic Resource Group (CRG) which is committed to developing the latest technological solutions and cloud platform as they apply to the special needs of civic organizations.

 


Veva Harguindeguy




Veva Harguindeguy
Assistant Chief Information Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Veva has worked at the County of Riverside in RCIT for almost 30 years. She began her career as a telephone coordinator, and in the ensuing years, advanced along with the changing technologies to become proficient in managing voice, data and radio/microwave systems for the County. Veva was instrumental in the deployment of the Ericsson (Aastra) phone system for the County. She is now leading the project to deploy VoIP and Enterprise Wireless throughout the County.

 


Jim Smith




Jim Smith
Assistant Chief Information Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Jim brings to Riverside County over 25 years of public sector experience delivering technology solutions to the Inland Empire. He started his career with the County of San Bernardino where he automated courtrooms, replaced paper law libraries and forms with digital research tools, and led the effort to consolidate multiple email environments into a common countywide email system. Jim spent 6 years at the City of Riverside where he modernized and consolidated IT systems into a common centralized IT environment. Jim spent the last two and a half years at Microsoft assisting public sector customers to modernize their IT infrastructure, and preparing their environments for migration to the cloud.

 


 Bob Cheong




Bob Cheong
Chief Information Security Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Bob recently retired from Los Angeles World Airports as their Chief Information Security Officer. He was responsible for information security at LAX International Airport, Ontario International Airport and Van Nuys Airport. His core expertise is in developing defensive strategies and cyber security operation for critical infrastructure systems. Bob has fourteen years of professional experience specializing in security operation, risk management, business continuity planning and computer forensics.

 


 Art Gomez




Art Gomez
Deputy Director of Administration
Riverside County Information Technology

Art brings to RCIT over 26 years of county government experience. He spent the first six years of his career with the County of San Bernardino Purchasing Department where he was responsible for procurement, vendor negotiations, and budget analysis. He then moved to the County Executive Office where he served for six years as an Administrative Analyst and Deputy Administrative Officer assigned to work with multiple county departments on budget, finance, and administrative matters. Before retiring from SB County earlier this year, Art spent the last 14 years as Deputy Executive Officer for the Public Social Services Agency where he was responsible for budget & finance, contracts, facilities, auditing, personnel, information technology, program integrity, and program development.

 


Tom Mullen




Tom Mullen
Chief Data Officer
Riverside County Information Technology

Tom is the first Chief Data Officer (CDO) for Riverside County. Government open data initiatives enhance transparency, public participation and accountability with the aim of improving the public's confidence and trust in their government. Previously Tom served as Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for Riverside County, leading the Infrastructure and Communications Bureau. Tom began his career with Riverside County in 1999 as Chief Deputy Treasurer Tax Collector, followed by seven years with the Riverside County Transportation and Land Management Agency (TLMA) as Deputy Director for Administrative Services. Tom served in the United States Army Reserves, and earned his MBA from California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB).

 


Keith Beecher




Keith Beecher
Business Relationship Manager
Riverside County Information Technology

Keith is the Business Relationship Manager for the Executive Solutions Departments (Board of Supervisors, Clerk of the Board, County Council, Executive Office and the Human Resources Department). As a BRM he works to fulfill technical needs and helps plan for the technical future with those departments he represents. Keith comes to RCIT from the Human Resources Department where he was a Supervising Network Administrator. He started with the County nearly 19 years ago at the District Attorney's Office, and has also worked in the Facilities Management Department.

 


Mary Cain




Mary Cain
Business Relationship Manager
Riverside County Information Technology

Mary has spent her entire County career of 16 years supporting the County of Riverside's PeopleSoft applications. She has managed multiple IT projects including Enterprise Resource Planning implementations and upgrades, system performance enhancements, hardware upgrades, database upgrades, planning and implementing training, change management, help desk operations, and security administration for enterprise applications.

 


Mike Pittman




Mike Pittman
Business Relationship Manager
Riverside County Information Technology

Mike has been working in the information technology field for over 30 years within the public sector of county government. He started his career with Orange County where he dealt with all aspects of information technology over a span of 20 years. In 2006, Mike joined the Riverside County Assessor/County Clerk Recorder department as an Information Technology Officer over infrastructure and operations. In 2012, Mike joined RCIT as a Senior Business Relationship Manager supporting and servicing consolidated departmental information technology resources and personnel.

 


David Villegas




David Villegas
Business Relationship Manager
Riverside County Information Technology

David has been with Riverside County for over 20 years and has been involved in multiple technology, healthcare and construction projects. David started his IT career as a programmer and instructor for the Advanced Technology Institute. He went on to the City of Redlands as Data Processing Manager in charge of communications prior to joining Riverside County. David attributes his success to having departmental support and dedicated staff.

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