Chief Innovation Officer

June 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Losing Its First Innovation Officer

Montgomery County is losing its first innovation officer. Dan Hoffman, who had been in the job since 2012, is leaving to become an assistant city manager for Gainesville, Florida. The position is responsible for creating and maintaining strategies and programs that generate innovative ideas. The programs Hoffman oversees try to improve service delivery and create […]

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May 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Four Companies Win Innovation into Action Challenge (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Four companies, including one based in Gaithersburg, are the winners of DAI’s “Innovation into Action Challenge.” The winners were announced at an award ceremony held at the Redbrick Courthouse in Rockville on May 26th. ClickMedix, Labortoria, ThinkMD, and Solar Sisters will each receive $20,000 in seed funding, an opportunity to field-test their products/services, and a tailored package of […]

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May 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

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County Funds New Position: Chief Innovation Officer (Video)

The Montgomery County Council is funding a new position in county government: a Chief Innovation Officer. The new position is funded in the 2013 budget and the new employee is expected help create new economic opportunities and embrace innovations by mining county data. Council President Roger Berliner explains in this video clip. View the entire […]

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