Chief Information Officer
As Santa Monica’s Chief Information Officer, Joseph Cevetello is responsible for the City’s information technology strategy, infrastructure, services, and ensuring an exceptional digital experience for Santa Monica’s citizens, visitors, and businesses. He directs operations in support of 1850 staff, 93,000 residents, and $58 million in technology operations and projects.
Prior to joining the City of Santa Monica, Dr. Cevetello spent over twenty years in higher education. He has worked as an administrator and faculty member at the University of Southern California, Loyola Marymount University, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Cevetello earned his Master’s, Certificate of Advanced Studies, and Doctoral degrees at Harvard University.