Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for a billion-dollar public energy and water utility serving more than a million people in the US State of Texas. Lead a diverse portfolio of functions including information technology (IT), engineering, cyberphysical security, public safety, enterprise risk, human resources, fleet, project management, employee safety, facilities, supply chain, real estate, parks, and records. Currently leveraging technology and startup experience to transform LCRA's business functions for dramatically improved efficiency; integrating cyber and physical security to improve resiliency of 5,100 miles of the Texas electric grid; driving cost savings on more than $661 million in annual purchasing of goods and services; and building a culture of excellence, innovation, learning, and enlightened risk taking. Directly manage CIO, four Vice Presidents, other department leads, and approximately 500 staff members. Responsible for annual capital and operating budget. Prior to joining LCRA, Miri was CEO of Bluewater Technology Services, a company providing strategic consulting to a distinguished roster of clients ranging from large government agencies to venture-funded startups. Miri is an internationally-recognized expert on using technology to transform organizations for better administrative performance. His many articles and research reports have been published in GOVERNING, Government Technology, Public CIO, FutureStructure, and Emergency Management magazines. In his early career, Miri was the chief architect of a number of innovative software products in energy risk management, human resources, social media, data analytics, and business process automation. He was awarded US Patent 7,571,138 for an energy risk software system that was successfully deployed to ERCOT, Williams Energy, Dynegy, ConocoPhillips, and others. Miri graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Physics.