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Alex Lawrence

Interim Chief Information Officer

Alex Lawrence currently serves as interim Chief Information Officer at the City of Boston’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT). In this role, she is a member of the Mayor's cabinet and oversees the City of Boston’s central IT organization. Alex empowers a team of over 150 staff to build and maintain the technology tools that improve life for residents and keep the City running. She’s tasked with pushing forward the priorities of her department: building exceptional digital services, bringing data and analytics to all decision making, improving the City’s technology infrastructure, and ensuring that all residents of Boston have access to the technology and digital tools they need to succeed

Alex is currently on leave from her position as Director of Growth and Operations at Bloom Works, a women-owned digital services firm which helps governments and other mission-driven agencies human-centered technology solutions to the communities they serve. Prior to her time at Bloom Works, Alex held various roles within the City of Boston's Department of Innovation and Technology including serving several years as the Department's Chief of Staff. 

Alex has spent her career in people, program, and project management in both the public and nonprofit sectors. She is passionate about organizational capacity building, process improvement, and creating a modern workforce that will produce the next generation’s leaders. Alex holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University.

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