From the L.A. Times…
The governor is putting a lot of stock in Gordon's Silicon Valley experience, which includes more than three decades in the tech industry working for firms including Cisco. He was a founder of the travel firm MySeatFinder, and more recently was a managing partner at ZTransforms, a technology and consulting company.
The appointment of a tech industry executive to lead the DMV was praised by John Thomas Flynn, the state's chief information officer under former Gov. Pete Wilson.
From the New York subway to the California DMV, I wonder how many technologists will leave the traditional technology industry for non-technology focused opportunities?