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Ajay Joshi

Ajay Joshi

Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO), Enterprise Applications Division, City of Phoenix

Ajay Joshi is currently responsible for managing and supporting all enterprise applications for the City of Phoenix.  They include SAP, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, 311, web applications and election applications.  He is also responsible for moving several of these enterprise applications to the cloud.   Prior to managing Enterprise Applications, Ajay was the DCIO for the Phoenix Police Department and supported the department’s technology. He was responsible for all mission critical systems such as 911, Computer Aided Dispatch, RMS, Communications, email and all security and networking infrastructure essential to support the 24x7 operations of the Police Department.  He was responsible for the implementations of one of the largest RMS systems in the nation.

Prior to coming to the City of Phoenix, Ajay was the Chief Information Officer for the Town of Gilbert where he was responsible for all the technology needs of Gilbert, including Fire, Public Works, Payroll, Security, telecommunications infrastructure.  Ajay has extensive experience and a proven track record in a wide range of Fortune 500 Corporations and public sector agencies. He has worked in semiconductor processing in Intel, Robotics and Automation in General Motors Tech Center, Principal Engineer responsible for hard drive manufacturing at Digital Equipment Corporation and numerous international factory implementations as the Software Engineering Manager for TRW’s Global Information Technology Division. He has implemented the network security for the SuperBowl when he managed the network infrastructure for the City of Glendale.

Ajay is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with a strong emphasis in achieving transformational change in an organization.  He has a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Penn State) and an MBA in Information Technology. He has numerous industry certifications from Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, with a particular focus on security. Ajay is a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI).