Smart City expert

Mark Petit

Chief Information Officer
City of Akron, Ohio, and Summit County

Mark Petit is the CIO for The City of Akron, Ohio and Summit County. Mark has 30 years of experience in business and information technology as a consultant and leader.

Mark has proven successes in aligning organizational goals with information technology solutions to achieve desired results. Mark is successful in developing a customer service organization that has enhanced the productivity of many offices and agencies. He has a track record of developing strong teams in challenging environments. Mark has demonstrated leadership in driving workplace efficiencies, growth through strategic direction and process improvement initiatives. He has customer-centric focus, empathetic leadership, and has proven success in organizational development.

Marks achievements include successful IT organizational realignments for the City and County, improving operational efficiencies, providing business process improvement for 8+ elected officials and is has a track record of collaboration, inclusion and improving government efficiencies. He is leading our smart strategy initiatives for the City and County.