Orange County Transportation Authority
Bill Mao is CIO of the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). He started his career as its Manager of Financial Planning and Budgeting (FP&B). He later became head of the agencies information technology department. There, he restructured the department into a customer oriented, technology-embracing organization whose goal is to bring relevant value added technology to OCTA’s diverse business units. His corporate career includes key management positions in finance and information technology with the Walt Disney Company, Digital Equipment Corporation and Xerox. Mr. Mao received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Masters in Business Administration, from Pepperdine University. He is tri-lingual, being fluent in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and English.