Awards and Recognition

2018 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition

Oct 2018

Recognition Bee Smart City  Smart City Portrait: Palo Alto

2017 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition
Jul 2017 Award Government Technology Best of Palo Alto 2018 Winner: WiFi Hotspot - Palo Alto Library
Nov 2017 Award Government Technology Palo Alto wins digital city award for a 5th consecutive year
Sep 2017 Recognition Constellation Research 
CIO Jonathan Reichental recognized as one of the 2017 Constellation Research Global Business Transformation 150 Leaders
Aug 2017 Recognition
StateScoop
Palo Alto named one of the 31 smart communities to watch
Jul 2017 Recognition
Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) 
CIO Jonathan Reichental named to the 2017 Traeger List of Influencers by ELGL
Jun 2017 Award
Hot Topics/Tanium
Palo Alto CIO Jonathan Reichental named one of world's top 100 CIOs
Apr 2017 News StateScoop
Palo Alto shows that even small cities can be smart cities

2016 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition

Dec 2016

Award Onalytica Palo Alto CIO, Jonathan Reichental, recognized as one of the top 100 global influencers of government technology in 2016
Nov 2016 Award Government Technology Palo Alto Named a Leading Digital City  4th Year in a Row
Sep 2016 Award California Cybersecurity Symposium / Raj Patel – Palo Alto Information Security Manager Excellence for Cybersecurity Leadership in Local Government
Jun 2016
Award
Alliance for Innovation
Running Government IT Like a Startup received an Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award from the Alliance for Innovation!
May 2016
Recognition
Green Electronics Council 
2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Award Winner
Mar 2016
Recognition
CXOTalk
Palo Alto CIO Recognized as One of the 20 Most Influential CIOs in the US in 2016

2015 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition

Nov 2015

Award
Government Technology
Palo Alto Named a Leading Digital City 3rd Year in a Row
Aug 2015
Award
California Technology Forum
Best of California 2015
Jul 2015 Recognition Startup.Sap Becoming Smart the City of Palo Alto Strategy
Apr 2015
Recognition
Silicon Republic
The five minute CIO: Jonathan Reichental, City of Palo Alto, California
Apr 2015
Recognition
Government Technology
Want to Host an Apps Challenge? Palo Alto, Calif., Wrote the Book
Apr 2015
Award
Forbes
Top 20 Social CIOs
Feb 2015
Recognition
Palo Alto Online
New Digital Tools Aim to Bridge the Divide Between City Hall, Residents
Jan 2015
Recognition
GovLoop
Top 8 Best City Financial Transparency
Jan 2015 Recognition Huffington Post
Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2015

2014 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition

Dec 2014

Recognition
Center for Data Innovation Five Questions for the CIO of the City of Palo Alto
Nov 2014 Award Government Technology Palo Alto Named a Leading Digital City 2nd Year in a Row
Oct 2014
Recognition
Government Technology
Second Year in a Row ... Best of the Web Award Finalist
Jun 2014 Recognition Forbes Civic Innovation Thrives In Silicon Valley
May 2014
Recognition
Code for America
Spotlight: Jonathan Reichental, City of Palo Alto
May 2014
Recognition
Government Technology
Palo Alto, Calif., Among First Cities to Connect 311 and Open Data Platforms
Mar 2014
Recognition
Huffington Post
Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2014
Feb 2014
Recognition
Mayor Nancy Sheperd
Proclamation of the Council Proclaiming the City of Palo Alto as Open (Data) by Default

 

2013 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient
Name of Award/Recognition

Nov 2013

Award
Government Technology 2013 Digital Cities Winner
Nov 2013
Recognition
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Most Tech-Savvy Town in America
Sep 2013
Award
Web Marketing Association 2013 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development
Jul 2013
Award
SearchCIO
2013 IT Leadership-Customer Experience Award
Jul 2013
Recognition SearchCIO
Lean Startup methodology key to open government initiative in Palo Alto
Jul 2013
Recognition
The White House
Honoring Open Government and Civic Hacking Champions of Change
Jun 2013
Award
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Best CIO Award Community Champion category
Jun 2013
Recognition
Palo Alto Online
Palo Alto civic hackathon aims to spur innovation
Apr 2013
Recognition
Government Technology
Palo Alto, Calif., Launches 'Open GIS' with Google Platform
Mar 2013
Recognition
NASDAQ-listed TechTarget
One of 11 nominated finalists in the US for IT Leader of the Year
Mar 2013
Award
Alliance for Innovation
Thomas H. Muehlenbeck Award for Excellence in Local Government
Mar 2013
Recognition
NBC Bay Area
Salesforce Helps Bay Area City "Chatter"
Mar 2013
Recognition
Open Government Partnership
Making Transparency Real – The City of Palo Alto Unleashes the Value of Government Data
Feb 2013
Award
Government Technology
Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers for 2013
Feb 2013
Recognition
Tech Video.tv
Interview with Jonathan Reichental - CIO City of Palo Alto
Feb 2013
Award
California Society of 
Municipal Finance Officers
Innovations Award
Feb 2013
Recognition
CAFWD.ORG
Video: Palo Alto continuing open data push for city government
Jan 2013
Award
STATETECH Magazine
The 8 Most Social State and Local Government CIOs on Twitter
Jan 2013
Award
Huffington Post
The 50 Most Social CIOs on Twitter (and 20 Rising Stars)
Jan 2013
Recognition
STATETECH Magazine
Why Government Should Embrace Lean Startup Approaches

2012 Awards and Recognitions

Date Category Received From/Recipient Name of Award/Recognition

Sep 2012

Recognition GigaOM Palo Alto: The city as open digital platform
Aug 2012
Recognition Public CIO Magazine Governments take a Lean Startup Approach
Aug 2012
Recognition GigaOM Local governments could save most from cloud, but are least receptive to it
Jul 2012
Recognition
Mashable US & World
City of Palo Alto Opens Its Arms to Open Government
Jul 2012
Recognition
Government Technology
Open Data Initiative Launching in Palo Alto, California
Mar 2012
Recognition
Palo Alto Weekly
Building a Digital City
Mar 2012
Recognition
San Jose Mercury News
Palo Alto to hold second Twitter Q&A session