City of San LeandroCity Manager Fran Robustelli appointed Mr. Michael Sinor as chief technology officer. His first day in the position is August 8, 2022. Mr. Sinor brings decades of local government experience, starting as an analyst in Roseville, CA. He was subsequently promoted to leadership positions, where he gained experience delivering innovative technology solutions for increased staff productivity and customer service efficiency.

In late 2021, Mr. Sinor became the interim information technology director for the City of Berkeley, overseeing an IT department of 50 employees.

“It is a pleasure to appoint Michael to this innovative role,” stated City Manager Fran Robustelli. “Michael’s proven track record in local government will help elevate or positively rethink our City’s IT programs and processes. I am grateful Michael will use his talents, skills, and abilities to help each City department so they can better serve our San Leandro residents and stakeholders.”

Mr. Sinor filled the vacancy created by former Chief Technology Officer Tony Batalla after he accepted a promotional opportunity with the County of Santa Cruz. As the chief technology officer, Mr. Sinor is responsible for the City’s information management and services to City departments, technology innovation, telecommunications, the City’s free WiFi hotspots, and central services.

“The City of San Leandro is a great organization, and I’m humbled to be given the opportunity to work with a talented City team to continue leveraging technology and innovation to provide the highest level of services to the community,” stated Michael Sinor.

Mr. Michael Sinor attained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He also acquired a prestigious certification in the Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) Program at Rutgers University. Mr. Sinor spends his free time coaching youth basketball and raising his three children.