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Jon Walton

San Mateo County

Chief Information Officer (CIO), San Mateo County 

Jon Walton is the CIO for the County of San Mateo leading the efforts to modernize technology for the County, improve operational services, and launch new government technology service delivery models. Mr. Walton’s previous work experience includes working as the Deputy CIO for the City of San Jose where he oversaw the implementation of the city’s first ERP system and their first online permitting system. Following that as a manager for Unisys, he had the opportunity to work with the leadership of Alaska in establishing the first statewide technology planning and budget process. Upon the successful completion of a Citywide 311 Customer Service center, Mr. Walton joined the City of San Francisco to oversee strategic planning and operations, migrating to cloud email, implementation of an ERP system, the virtualization of data centers, award winning government media strategy and applications. Mr. Walton travel all over the world speaking at numerous conferences, and is recognized as a leader in the area of technology and government.