Chris Vein is San Francisco’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Department of Telecommunications and Information Services. In these capacities, Mr. Vein provides policy guidance on the City’s technology vision, provides telecommunications and information technology services to city departments, as well as guiding technology and cable television franchise policies.
Prior to his employment in San Francisco, Mr. Vein was an AVP for Operations at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Mr. Vein began his career in Washington, DC working in the Executive Office of the President. As a high ranking non-political appointment, Mr. Vein was Director of Administrative and Financial Services for the White House, serving the Clinton, Bush, and Reagan Presidencies.