New York City Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Matthew C. Fraser and Mayor Eric Adams makes annoucmentNew York City Mayor Eric Adams today signed an executive order to consolidate all city technology agencies under a single authority to streamline their operations and foster interagency cooperation.

The authority will be granted to the city’s New York City Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Matthew C. Fraser, who will lead the Office of Technology and Innovation.

“I made a commitment to New Yorkers that we would leverage technology to improve the delivery of government services and track agency performance in real time, and we are doing just that,” said Mayor Adams.

“Before serving as a transit cop, I worked as a programmer at the NYPD, so I understand how important it is to bring our city’s government into the 21st century.

With today’s announcement, we are ensuring that all of our technology agencies are unified under one voice and one leader. I thank Matt Fraser for his dedication to this mission, and his commitment to using innovation to ‘Get Stuff Done’ for New Yorkers.”

“The Office of Technology and Innovation will streamline technology operations across the city and revolutionize how New York City does business.

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