With the Tacoma City Council’s confirmation of the appointment of Daniel Key to the position of Information Technology Director, Key joins the City of Tacoma this week from Seattle City Light, where he had served as Information Technology Director.
“In his new role as the City of Tacoma’s Information Technology Director, Mr. Key will be responsible for establishing the city’s technological vision and advancing our capabilities in support of our broader mission and objectives,” said Assistant City Manager Tadd Wille, who directly oversees the work performed by the Information Technology Department.
As the City of Tacoma’s Information Technology Director, Key will spearhead the development of Information Technology Department strategy, program and portfolio planning, telecommunication services and digital government services, business applications services, governance and risk management, and cybersecurity and infrastructure operations.
“I am honored to have been selected for this leadership role, and I look forward to working with Information Technology Department staff to deliver innovative solutions that help drive the City of Tacoma forward,” said Key.
A graduate of The Evergreen State College, Key believes in helping community members live healthier and more sustainable lives through the application of information technology.
In his role, Key will earn an annual salary of $190,486.40.