Former Top County CIO Leads With Perseverance

When helping people is your core motivation, failure is not an option.
by Cathilea Robinett | October 22, 2019 AT 6:00 AM
In the Arena with Phil Bertolini

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During Phil Bertolini’s 31 years of public service, he built a world-class IT organization in the second-largest county in Michigan. As former CIO and deputy county executive for Oakland County, Mich., Phil oversaw more than 150 employees serving over 1.2 million residents.

Phil’s efforts earned the county national attention, winning numerous awards for technology innovation and excellence. He was named one of Governing magazine’s Public Officials of the Year and Government Technology magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers. He was also honored by the Obama White House as a Champion of Change.

Hear Phil’s story on this episode of “In the Arena.”

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