Clay Garner

San Jose, Calif., partnership with crypto company Helium was a flop


A crypto-mining operation that promised to pay the internet bills of 1,300 low-income San Jose households only generated enough to cover 86.

What small city CIOs have in common with big states


On the Priorities podcast, Urbana, Illinois, IT Director Sanford Hess explains his approach to modernization in the central Illinois city.

Driving innovation in the hub of Silicon Valley


On the Priorities podcast, San Jose chief innovation officer Clay Garner outlines his approach to closing the digital divide and embracing emerging tech.