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Information Technology

The Information Technology Department (ITD) is committed to providing sustainable and agile delivery of strategic and effective solutions to enhance services for the City’s residents, businesses, employees and visitors. We are dedicated to designing, deploying and maintaining IT systems that support the full spectrum of City government, from human services to public safety to economic development. ITD strives to lead the effort in innovating, adopting, and implementing technologies that will have a lasting impact on City services, government transparency, and civic engagement.


If you are a non-City of Oakland employee and you have questions for the Information Technology Department, please contact us using the phone number and email below.



Portrait of Kevin Fong

Kevin Fong

Acting CIO

Mr. Fong is an accomplished C-Level management professional with over 25 years of progressive IT and engineering background. His career spans startups to Fortune 500 companies, private and public sector, higher education Advancement and law enforcement. He is transformative, fusing entrepreneurial drive and vision with technology to provide cost-effective solutions and timely delivery of projects while operating on constrained budgets. His competencies are enterprise systems, platform integration, security and compliance, business intelligence, policy, process re-engineering and cloud computing.

As acting CIO, Mr. Fong oversees the planning, operation and support of the IT business and public safety systems and infrastructure for the City, enabling it to carry out its roles efficiently, productively and securely. Prior to joining the City, Mr. Fong was the IT Director/CIO at the Port of Oakland, and IT Director at University of California, Berkeley.

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