Nick Lucius

Lucius is the chief data officer for the city of Chicago.

Local IT Leader of the Year 

Nick Lucius serves as the City of Chicago’s Chief Data Officer. Working in the Office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Lucius oversees data strategy and policy citywide. Recently, Lucius worked as a data scientist at the former Department of Innovation and Technology. Prior to working in data, Nick was an attorney and worked in a variety of public interest settings, including environmental code enforcement, health and human services, and transportation safety.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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