Chief Information Officer
Mr. Sonny Segal has served as Chief Information Officer for Montgomery County Government since May 2012. He is the chief technology manager for the County and is responsible for an operating budget of $40 million and a capital budget of approximately $150 million. His responsibilities include information and communications technology management, including technology and information security strategy planning, technology innovation, technology acquisition and operations, broadband and cable affairs, and IT sector development. Mr. Segal is a member of the County Executive’s cabinet; a member of the Governor’s State-wide Interoperability Executive Commission and the Governor’s Council on Open Data. He is also a member of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Chief Information Officers’ Committee, the National Association of Counties’ Chief Information Officers’ Committee and a member of the national Metropolitan Information Exchange.
Dieter Klinger joined Montgomery County in 1998 and is now the Chief Operating Officer for the Department of Technology Services. Mr. Klinger has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology including senior-level leadership in both the private and public sectors. He oversees day-to-day Enterprise Information Technology support and operations for the County Government, including all Enterprise systems: ERP, MC311, PS Data Systems, Fibernet, 800 MHz radio system. Responsibilities include managing $45M+ operating budget and 150 staff; and supporting capital programs including Tech Mod and Public Safety System Modernization. Mr. Klinger has a Master of Science Information Technology, from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, from the University of Maryland College Park.
Montgomery County Government is a fully integrated enterprise in which all Montgomery County Government Departments and Offices have the ability to utilize reliable, accurate and secure information to perform the government services and functions essential to the citizens of Montgomery County.
Montgomery County will use information technology to:
- Enable our employees to provide quality services to our citizens and businesses
- Deliver information and services to citizens at work, at home, and in the community
- Increase the productivity of government and citizens.