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Hillary Hartley (she/her)

Chief Digital Officer, Government of Ontario

Hillary was appointed Chief Digital Officer for the province of Ontario on April 17, 2017. As the Deputy Minister for Digital Government, Hillary leads the Ontario Digital Service, a team of designers, developers, and product specialists tasked with making government digital services easy to use for the people of Ontario.

Previously, Hillary was the Deputy Executive Director of 18F, the U.S. government’s digital office, and a former Presidential Innovation Fellow. She has also served as the Director of Integrated Marketing at NIC Inc., an organization which helps state and local governments embrace new internet-based technologies and approaches necessary for government modernization.

Hillary has extensive expertise in technology, digital strategy, design thinking, and public engagement. As Ontario’s Chief Digital Officer, she will partner with government ministries in delivering major digital projects. Hillary will also help accelerate transformation across government by setting new service standards for digital products, attracting and empowering digital talent and aligning partners around delivering the best possible customer experience.


Ontario's Change Mission in a Digital Age

November 3, 2017  1:55 PM – 2:15 PM
The province's first Chief Digital Officer, Hillary Hartley, joins us to share her organization's bold vision of change, and discuss how the Ontario Digital Service is partnering with all parts of government to make services simpler, faster and better in the 21st century. See more.

Ask Me Anything: Digital Change in the USA and Canada

November 3, 2017  3:15 PM – 3:55 PM
An upfront and open opportunity to bring your questions about the global digital change movement, and chat with Hillary Hartley, Ontario's first Chief Digital Officer and former Deputy Executive Director of 18F in the US government, about what's worked, what hasn't and where the opportunities lie for transforming the way that government works in the internet age. See more.
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