After five-plus years as CIO to Boston's longstanding mayor, Bill Oates has the look and style of a man who thrives in the nonstop lifestyle of big city politics. Where that image diverges is in his approach to technology and attracting talent to support his city and citizen constituency of users.

Oates left his CIO role at Starwood Hotels to take a dream job, a cabinet-level position that gave him access and visibility that more than made up for a lack of IT groundwork. 

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