Lindsey Parker was nominated by Mayor Muriel Bowser to be the Chief Technology Officer in January 2019 and was unanimously confirmed by the DC Council on March 5, 2019. Lindsey previously served as Mayor Bowser’s Deputy Chief of Staff. As the District’s Chief Technology Officer, Lindsey will work to enable DC Government agencies to securely leverage technology to better serve the residents, businesses and visitors of Washington, DC.
Lindsey has worked in the public and private sectors to support practical, innovative policies and engagement models to help urban centers find new ways to remain competitive, diverse, and innovative in today’s global economy. She previously worked in the cyber-security sector in a number of roles, including as the Director of Internal Communications at Symantec.
Lindsey received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University and is a proud Shaw resident.