July 17-19, 2019 / Vancouver, BC

Mai-Ling Garcia / Digital Engagement Officer, City of Oakland

Transforming government

Mai-Ling serves as the City of Oakland’s Digital Engagement Officer where she works to transform government processes and improve the digital experience of City government. She leads the City's Digital Services Team, a team of developers, user experience researchers, and content strategists. She was named a 2018 Top Woman in Tech by State Scoop and one of America’s top 100 local government officials by ELGL, a professional association for City government officials. Outside of her civic life, she is super passionate about travel, the color yellow, and fancy ice cream.