Chief Information Officer

Scott Conn

Collaborative leader with 30+ years’ experience in global Information Technology operations. Sharp focus on customer needs. Excels at IT strategy. Integrates cybersecurity technologies to mitigate risk. Utilizes integrity, optimism, innovation, empathy and adaptability to align IT resources with business strategy. Knowledge and style include: • Extensive experience operating in a leadership capacity at the C-level, President, Vice President and Director levels within start-ups, government and established private/public entities • Commercially astute with finance, annual budget creation, procurement, resource management, business analytics, and IT alignment with corporate initiatives as a CGCIO (Certified Government Chief Information Officer) • Sound understanding of IT governance, architecture, physical infrastructure, workstations, networking, storage systems, remote access systems, databases, business applications, SaaS and cloud-based services • Strong cybersecurity background as a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) • In addition to IT, has led sales, marketing, reseller channel, product development and customer support teams • Domestic and international management savvy with thorough understanding of the culture and complexity required to be successful in a global business environment • Co-authored 3 books on Project/Program Management, Process Analysis and Improvement and Software Development/Quality Assurance - all focusing on current best practices • Highly collaborative leader and relationship builder who enjoys developing, mentoring and promoting resources from within • Clear, transparent presentation and communication skills whether it be talking with an individual or vendor, or presenting to a government City Council or company’s Board of Directors Favorite quotes: • “When 2 people in the same room always agree – 1 of them is unnecessary” • “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain”

Current Role

  • Company Name: City of Modesto
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Company Industry: Government Administration
  • Location: Modesto, California, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Bmech Services Ltd
  • Job Title:  Business Development Manager
  • Start Date