Marlon Paulo

Executive Vice President, City Innovate

Bio Info

Marlon Paulo is a highly regarded executive vice president of professional services at City Innovate. With a career spanning almost a decade as the Deputy Director at Statewide Technology Procurement for the Department of Technology at the State of California, Marlon has extensive experience in the information technology, supply chain, complex projects, and services industry. During his tenure as the chief technology procurement officer for the state of California from 2017 to 2021, Marlon led the initiative to push for faster adoption of technology by state, county, and city agencies by promoting challenge-based procurements. With his strong leadership skills and purchasing expertise, Marlon has been instrumental in modernizing the state's procurement system, making it more efficient and effective.

Marlon's wealth of experience and expertise in procurement innovation, smart cities, urban innovation, and startups make him an ideal guest for podcasts aimed at public sector CIOs. He is widely respected in the industry for his innovative thinking and proven ability to effect change in challenging environments. If you are looking for fresh perspectives and innovative ideas, you should not miss the opportunity to hear from Marlon Paulo!

Previous Interviews

Music Tectonics



Craft Truck: Conversations with film & TV professionals



Topic Suggestions

Revolutionizing procurement in the public sector through challenge-based procurement

Leveraging open data and innovative procurement strategies for smart cities and urban innovation

Exploring the potential of procuring from small businesses: How startups are disrupting the public sector

The power of collaboration in procurement: Driving innovation in the public sector

Procurement automation for efficiency and speed in the public sector acquisitions

Best practices and strategies for overcoming procurement challenges in the public sector

Streamlining procurement processes for better citizen services

Digital technologies for transforming procurement: A guide for public sector CIOs

Book Speaker Now

Click the button below to reach out to us and let us know!

2 Extra Reasons To Book...

Expert Guests Matter

Our guests have experience appearing on podcasts,

so you don't need to coach them.

Eager to Share

Our guests see the value in appearing on your show,

and they are ready to share their experience

 with their audience - and the world!