Director, Government Affairs at Microsoft
Michael Mattmiller is a government technologist who champions efforts to connect people with their government, increase workforce productivity, and increase digital equity. Serving as the Chief Technology in the City of Seattle from 2014-2018, Michael In led the creation of the City’s consolidated technology department, which brought together more than 650 professionals and provided the scale necessary to deliver powerful technology solutions for the City and public it serves. In addition, Michael led the creation of a City-wide privacy program to build public trust in how their municipal government collects and uses their personal information, and a broadband program that has increased availability of fiber-to-the-home gigabit broadband service throughout the city. Working with other departments, Michael helped modernize critical public-facing systems, facilitating the migration to modern cloud-based computing platforms that reduced costs and increased public satisfaction with City services.
Michael joined the Microsoft State Government Affairs team in 2018, helping state and local governments achieve more by leveraging Microsoft’s services and policy resources. Previously, Michael was a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he helped federal agencies secure and manage their technology investments. He serves on the boards of the MetroLab Network, an organization that encourages government-university collaborations to solve urban challenges using data and new technologies, and is an advisor to the Internet of Things Consortium. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Science from The George Washington University.