MAYOR NUTTER was expected to announce today that he has appointed New Jersey's chief innovation officer, Adel Ebeid, as the city's first chief innovation officer.
Slated to start Aug. 22, Ebeid will be responsible for developing and managing strategy and daily operations of all technology and information services.
The position was known as chief technology officer when the former head of the Division of Technology, Allan Frank, departed in February. He oversaw a consolidation of the city's information-technology operations. During his time in City Hall, Frank said the city's infrastructure was outdated and cumbersome, telling the Daily News last year that it was a "1995 to 1997 network."