Mike Powell: Doing innovation as ‘just one guy’

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Michael Powell became the State of Maryland’s  Chief Innovation Officer last August, reporting directly to Governor Martin O’Malley. Powell is the second person to hold the title — still a rare one in state government. His career includes stints at IBM and the City of Baltimore. He talked with Innovation Leader about the frustrations of doing innovation within state government, and some of his early successes.

How is the Chief Innovation Officer’s role defined in Maryland?

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