George Akiyama

George Akiyama Chief Information Officer

Deputy Director
Information Technology
Chief Information Officer

George Akiyama was appointed as the Chief Information Officer, for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. In this position, he leads and provides oversight for the full range of Information Technology functions throughout Caltrans. Prior to working at Caltrans, Mr. Akiyama started his State career in 1995 and has held various positions including Application development Manager, Enterprise Architect, IT Project Manager, Strategic Planning Manager and Chief Information Officer of the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) Project.

Mr. Akiyama holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a master of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.