Ajay JoshiDeputy Chief Information Officer at City of Phoenix
Ajay Joshi is the deputy CIO for the city of Phoenix, overseeing the Information Technology Department’s Enterprise Application Services that supports SAP, PeopleSoft and SharePoint, to name a few. He has a broad range of experience in various technology industries, including semiconductor processing for Intel, robotics and automation for General Motors Tech Center and numerous international factory implementation as a software engineering manager for TRW Inc.’s Global Information Technology Division.
Prior to his current position with Phoenix’s IT department, Ajay was the CIO for the Town of Gilbert, where he was responsible for the technology needs of the town’s Fire, Public Works, Payroll, Security and telecommunications infrastructure. He also worked as the deputy CIO for the Phoenix Police Department, responsible for the all its mission critical systems: 911, Computer Aided Dispatch, RMS, Communications, email and all security and networking infrastructure.
Ajay is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with a strong emphasis in achieving transformational change in an organization. He has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Information Technology, plus, several industry certifications from Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, with a focus on security.