Ep.157 Transforming Maricopa County: A CIO's Insights on AI Advancements and Entrepreneurship in GovTech
TechTables PodcastOctober 03, 2023
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Ep.157 Transforming Maricopa County: A CIO's Insights on AI Advancements and Entrepreneurship in GovTech

Show Notes

“We can talk about all the great things we want to do. We can talk about how we leverage technology for all these outcomes. In the end, you have to deliver. That's what matters.” ~Richard McHattie

🔗 Connect with Richard: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-mchattie-42602a5/

“Our primary responsibility is you've got to secure the enterprise. And without that, you know, not much else matters.” ~ Richard McHattie

On this episode of The Public Sector Show by TechTables, we sit down with Richard McHattie, CIO for Maricopa County. From working in his parents' RFID startup, pioneering implantable microchips for pets, to his current role as the CIO of one of the largest counties in the US, Richard shares the challenges, triumphs, and unexpected turns that shaped his path in technology, leadership, and public service, including:

🎙️ Perspectives on securing the enterprise, data priorities, and the ongoing journey of digital government transformation in Maricopa County

🎙️ Know your “why:” How work ethic follows passion for the mission

🎙️ Hands-on leadership and the entrepreneurial mindset advantage 

🎙️ Improving customer experience through entrepreneurial initiatives in AI, conversational AI, and robotic process automation

🎙️ How to collaborate with early-stage startups, break down barriers in procurement, and foster a culture of innovation

🎙️ Q&A questions from Montana CIO Kevin Gilbertson and fmr. Florida CIO Jamie Grant

🎙️ And more!

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