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actionable intelligence across the Commonwealth of Virginia.
StateScoop 50 Award Winners
Two members of the CDO team won a StateScoop 50 Award! CDO Carlos Rivero won in the GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year category that "honors the visionary state executive leading state government into a new technology landscape with innovative ideas and inspiring others to get on board." Communications, Outreach, and Engagement Manager, Loren Gonzalez, won in the State Up and Comer category that highlights the "state government employee who made you think, 'they’ll be running the show someday,' or young leaders who did exceptional work in IT this year.
The Chief Data Officer Team Expands

Virginia's first Chief Data Officer, Carlos Rivero, was appointed in 2018 and as of this week, we are now a team of 12! Check out the new positions added and enjoy reading a little about each new team member.
The CDO Team Takes on Robotic Processing Automation

A Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is currently live and in production to automate the ingestion of vaccine management data from different health districts. This alleviates the use of manual intervention and management for the ingestion of data into the CDO environment. Information collected through the RPA process will be used for reporting and dashboard analytics to provide to end-users.
Last Month's Spotlight: The 2021 Virtual Virginia Datathon

The next Virtual Virginia Datathon is scheduled for October 7-8, 2021. Last year's theme was "Communities and COVID-19" where teams faced the challenge of determining how specific communities across the Commonwealth were impacted by the pandemic. We will be announcing the theme for this year in the coming weeks - right before team registration opens in early July, so stay tuned!
Interested in sponsoring the event? View our 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities here.

Chief Data Officer
Carlos Rivero
P.O. Box 1475
Richmond, VA 23218
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