Girish Ramachandran

Chief Technology Architect Innovation & Information Management

City of Dallas

Girish Ramachandran is the Chief Technology Architect for the City of Dallas. He leads the City’s efforts in: Technology strategy, Technology Governance, Innovation & Smart Cities, Enterprise Architecture, Web services, GIS and Information Management. Girish is responsible for defining the Smart City Roadmap, an approach to Information Management and establishing a sustainable technology architecture that improves & promotes enterprise services. He is committed to making Dallas a Smarter City that fosters a Smart eco-system, with improved data sharing and Business Intelligence capabilities that in turn will drive effective and efficient decision making. Girish is a member of the Smart Cities Connect Advisory Committee, a contributor to the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) and a governing body member of the Dallas CDO community. Prior to joining the City, he worked at global organizations in the space of Telecom, Retail, Finance and Hospitality leading strategic initiatives, championing business cases, optimizing business operations, building effective teams and driving change effectively. He has a Bachelor’s in Electronics & Communication Engineering and PG in Marketing Management.