On this episode of the Jason Cavness Experience I talk to Joseph Todd - Deputy Chief Technology Officer at King County, WA We talk about the following His role models growing up His definition of marginalized community Why he is done with performative messaging Importance of aligning tech with the business goals Why he decided to run for political office Joseph’s Bio Joseph Todd is currently the Deputy Chief Technology Officer of King County where he is co-leading the transition of KCIT to product teams and SAFe. He has over 20 years of experience as a technology practitioner and leader including a background in aerospace, software development, systems integration, enterprise collaboration, local government, and technology innovation. Before his tenure at King County, he served as the Chief Information Officer the City of Tukwila, Senior Manager of Application Development and Collaboration at Alaska Airlines and Senior manager Enterprise Collaboration and Application Integration Development and Operations at Boeing. Joseph enjoys tutoring students in math and science, working with schools on implementing technology in the classroom, and spending time running and hiking with his wife and son. Joseph’s Social Media LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephctodd/ Joseph’s Gift Joseph encourages you to reach out to him on LinkedIn to discuss how we can change the future of our communities and how have diverse organizations for the future when it comes to technology. Joseph’s Advice Last thing for wisdom, all politics are local politics. So when it comes time to vote in off your races, make sure you're voting. So that they're you're getting progressives into Office. Then to if you're going to be a great leader, be a coach.