The L.A. County Public Defender's Office Finds Its First CIO

The Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office has appointed Mohammed Al Rawi as its new Chief Information Officer

Al Rawi currently serves in the same position for the county’s Parks and Recreation District and is credited with helping found the Los Angeles Times' news bureau in Baghdad.

He will become the first to hold this position when he takes the role on March 25.

According to Government Technology:

Al Rawi will lead the development and the implementation of technology infrastructure supporting the department’s 1,100-employee workforce, which includes more than 700 attorneys and numerous paralegals, investigators, psychiatric social workers and administrative and support staff.

In 2018, Al Rawi was names one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers.



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