Lisa Bobo

Lisa Bobo

Government Fellow


  • Enterprise Service Architecture
  • Innovation in Government/Civic Collaboration
  • Governance Planning and Strategic Planning

Brief Bio

As a government fellow at CTG, Lisa will work on key local government topics with particular focus on enterprise service architecture for municipal governments.  Lisa is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in a range of leadership roles in information technology and business processing. Lisa retired from the long career in public service after 7 years as Chief Information Officer for the City of Rochester.

During her tenure at the City of Rochester, Lisa led the city’s application for most Intelligent Community where the city was named in the top 21 globally.  Lisa was also involved with a range of CTG UAlbany projects including founding, NYS City CIO work group, where CIOs from NYC, Yonkers, Syracuse, Plattsburgh, Albany, and Buffalo have convened and collaborative for over 6 years.  

She currently serves on the boards for the Foodlink Organization, Western NY Chapter of the Society of Information Management (SIM), and the NYS Local Government Records Archive Committee.  Lisa also has served as the Vice-President of the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX), a national government organization.  She was chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Nien-Ling Wacker Visionary Award and was a finalist for the Rochester Great Awards.  In 2019, Lisa received the Key to the City of Rochester for distinguished service.

Lisa is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Bolder IT Strategies, LLC providing Senior Advisory Services to government and private industry.  She enjoys finding ways to foster collaboration and innovation and is energized by the ability to connect people, ideas, and resources so that government and industry continue to meet the changing needs of society.

Selected Publications

  •, “Rochester NY CIO Improves Citizen Services with a Strategic Governance Process” by Philip Weinzimer
  • Government Technology Magazine (GovTech) “Metropolitan Information Exchange: Selected Priorities and Challenges” by Meghan Cook
  • GOV CIO Outlook, “Government as a Service and IT as the Change Agent” by Lisa Bobo
  • Government Technology Magazine (GovTech) “Banding Together: 6 Challenges Shared by City CIOs” by Meghan Cook

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  • B.A., Mathematics, Nazareth College, Rochester New York