Chris Vein

Deputy CTO for Government Innovation - White House


Chris Vein is San Francisco’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Department of Technology.  In these capacities, Mr. Vein provides overall technology strategic thinking and planning, chairs technology governance and provides telecommunications and information technology services to city departments.


Prior to his employment in San Francisco, Mr. Vein was an AVP for Operations at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).  Mr. Vein began his career in Washington, DC working in the Executive Office of the President.  As a non-political appointment, Mr. Vein was Director of Administrative and Financial Services for the White House, serving the Clinton, Bush, and Reagan Presidencies.