The City of Amarillo announced that Rich Gagnon will be the new Managing Director and Chief Information Officer for the City.
Gagnon will have oversight of Information Technology, Emergency Operations, Amarillo Public Library and the development of new areas such as 311 and broadband.
Gagnon led the worldwide engineering team responsible for over a billion dollars of annual revenue as the Global Vice President of Systems Engineering for F5 Networks. His experience also includes stints as Theater Vice President of the Americas for Palo Alto Networks and the Director of Global Infrastructure for GameStop.
City Manager Jared Miller. “His knowledge and expertise of ever-changing technology will be a major asset to the community in his new role.”.