Minerva Tantoco

NYC CTO steps down; de Blasio appoints new chief digital officer


Minerva Tantoco left her job as the city's chief technology officer to join a venture capital firm. Meanwhile, the city announced a new chief digital officer.

10 smart cities to watch


StateScoop interviewed dozens of industry and public sector officials to identify 10 cities — from Austin to New York to San Francisco — that are setting the pace pursuing smart city strategies.

NYC's de Blasio makes new push for universal broadband


Bill de Blasio's effort to bring universal broadband to New York City took another step forward with two hires and a call for advice on the subject.

New York City names entrepreneur, inventor as first CTO


As New York City continues to build its technology leadership team, Minerva Tantoco, a noted technology entrepreneur and holder of four patents in artificial intelligence and workflow systems, was named the city’s first chief technology officer Tuesday.