Christopher Mazzarella

CIO, Information Technology

City of Tucson, AZ

Chris Mazzarella is an experienced leader driving business value realization through strategic execution and a specialization in digital transformation. His most recent endeavor is in shaping new information-driven solutions to improve quality of life and city services for the City of Tucson as Chief Information Officer. With over twenty-five years combined experience in information technology, project management, and business operations management, Chris brings a unique approach in achieving meaningful business targets using information as an enabler to radically reshape operations.

 

Chris has a diverse background in government contracting, non-profits, education and the private sector. He is a board member for the Eller College at the University of Arizona and has a BS in Management Information Systems and Operations, a Master’s in Business Administration, and certificates in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Architecture, Six Sigma, and Project Management. Chris’s current major initiatives within the city include: establishment of a city-wide portfolio and master plan, introducing fiber to the premise for all Tucsonans, and a new agile engagement model for technical solutions integrated with public safety. With a proven track record of business-oriented thinking, creative problem solving, and a passion to improve the lives of those around him, Chris is eager to share ideas with like-minded partners to drive innovative techniques advancing the digital transformation of city operations and services.

 

Christopher Mazzarella

CIO, Information Technology

City of Tucson, AZ

Chris Mazzarella is an experienced leader driving business value realization through strategic execution and a specialization in digital transformation. His most recent endeavor is in shaping new information-driven solutions to improve quality of life and city services for the City of Tucson as Chief Information Officer. With over twenty-five years combined experience in information technology, project management, and business operations management, Chris brings a unique approach in achieving meaningful business targets using information as an enabler to radically reshape operations.

 

Chris has a diverse background in government contracting, non-profits, education and the private sector. He is a board member for the Eller College at the University of Arizona and has a BS in Management Information Systems and Operations, a Master’s in Business Administration, and certificates in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Architecture, Six Sigma, and Project Management. Chris’s current major initiatives within the city include: establishment of a city-wide portfolio and master plan, introducing fiber to the premise for all Tucsonans, and a new agile engagement model for technical solutions integrated with public safety. With a proven track record of business-oriented thinking, creative problem solving, and a passion to improve the lives of those around him, Chris is eager to share ideas with like-minded partners to drive innovative techniques advancing the digital transformation of city operations and services.