Jon Walton

Jon Walton brings over 25 years of IT experience and has a diverse background in both public and private sectors. Currently as Chief Information Officer San Mateo County, Jon manages a team of skilled
professionals delivering a variety of services including: Public Safety Radios, Data Center & Infrastructure, county‐wide Enterprise Cloud Applications, Strategic Planning and implementing Open Data strategies.

Under his leadership, San Mateo County implemented a county‐wide shared digital public safety radio system, a hyper‐converged SDN datacenter, and connected the County’s first multi‐jurisdictional fiber network. Additionally, he oversaw the launch of SMC Public WiFi to help bridge the digital divide.