SOURCE: Business RadioX

Business RadioX

June 18, 2015 10:00 ET

Midtown Business Radio Talks IT Strategy With the City of Atlanta's CIO

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - June 18, 2015) - On May 12, 2015, Midtown Business Radio welcomed to the studio Samir Saini, CIO for the City of Atlanta. Host CW Hall spoke with Saini about his professional journey that led him to his recent appointment with the City of Atlanta.

As Chief Information Officer, Saini helps the City of Atlanta oversee and guide all technology-related activities associated with the delivery and products and services managed by every department of the City. According to Saini, "The vision of our department is to be recognized as an innovative, value-driven, customer-focused, effective information technology service provider."

Saini's background in technology began as an IT program manager with General Electric where he spent 10 years after completing their 2 year leadership training program. His IT career took him from GE to the MGM International Resorts conglomerate in Las Vegas. He returned to the Atlanta area several years ago, taking on a role with Atlanta's Housing Authority. In 2014, Atlanta's Mayor Kasim Reed appointed Saini to be the new CIO for the City.

Saini discussed several of the tech solutions he and his team are working on and several that are already implemented to the benefit of Atlanta residents. He also talked about the priorities for the City going forward to address the enormous tech needs of Atlanta's fast-growing business sector.

To learn more about Saini and the IT strategy for the City of Atlanta, listen to this entire interview on Midtown Business Radio.

About Midtown Business Radio:

Each week, from the Business RadioX® studio in Midtown, host CW Hall interviews Atlanta's top business professionals to learn what makes them the best at what they do. Midtown Business Radio airs on Tuesdays at 11:30am Eastern.

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Business RadioX® interviews dozens of innovative entrepreneurs and successful leaders each week. Its mission is to help local businesses Get the Word Out about the important work they're doing for their market, their community, and their profession. With a pro-business slant and a long-form interview format, guests don't have to worry about being ambushed or talking in "sound bites." Guests have enough time to tell their whole story and to share their insights and experience without interruptions. Business RadioX® hosts are business professionals interviewing their peers, drilling down on the critical issues, and delivering practical information to an engaged business audience. Business topics that are frequently covered include: Law, Finance, Healthcare, Technology, Trade Shows, B2B Marketing, Venture Capital, Training and Development and other issues impacting the business community. For more information, visit:

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