John Matelski is an information technology & security executive with more than 25 years of progressively responsible experience. He is currently the chief information officer and director of IT Services for Gwinnett County, Georgia. In his current position, Matelski's duties include executive management of all information technology resources and systems that support county operations.
Matelski is skilled at effectively selecting, developing, coaching, and mentoring teams, and has been a successful organizational change agent with a focus on creating and maintaining business efficiencies. His career has hallmarks of innovation, strategy, and the ability to create and build enthusiasm for new concepts with tangible results. He is a multi-dimensional thinker who operates on the basis of important past experiences, and in light of new approaches and developments that occur in the market.
Matelski has been published in industry trade journals, has conducted keynotes, workshops, and presentations at industry conferences across the globe, and also consults with numerous commercial and government entities to establish strategies that proactively deal with IT and security issues.
Matelski graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems. He has a proven track record of leadership in the public and private sectors utilizing innovation and resourcefulness with a proven ability to build a compelling vision, and move an organization toward it.
Matelski has served on the Independent Oracle Users Group Board (www.ioug.org) of Directors since 2009, and is currently the executive vice-president.