Miguel A. Gamiño, Jr., is New York City’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Gamiño has unique experience in government, blended with a deep knowledge of technology, the industry that fuels it, and the culture it inspires. As CTO, Gamiño works with all City agencies to develop a Smart City and “Internet of Things” strategy that ensures coordination, collaboration and innovation across the City. He leads the City’s Broadband Program, partnering with agencies, private industry, and academia to further the Mayor’s goal to ensure every New Yorker and NYC business will have access to affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband service everywhere by 2025.
Gamiño serves on several Executive Advisory Committees in industry and has served on the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee of the Federal Communication Commission. He is a founding member of the Connected City Advisory Board and a founding member of the Council of Global City Chief Information Officers (CIO). Credit: Jessica Mulholland, Government Technology
Before coming to NYC, Gamiño served as the Chief Information Officer for the City and County of San Francisco and Executive Director of the Department of Technology. As a technology entrepreneur, Gamiño founded two technology companies, managed them through the start-up phase and into successful operations. He is a graduate of the University of Texas, El Paso.