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Earl M. Lambert II
Chief Technology Officer
City of Houston

 

Mr. Lambert has more than 30 years experience in the information technology industry. He began his career as a programmer for the Federal Reserve Bank in New Orleans, where he implemented major technology initiatives designed to streamline labor intensive processes. 

Over a twelve-year period, he rose to the partner level in Ernst & Young’s (E&Y) Information Technology consulting practice.  During his career at E&Y he led significant technology projects for major clients of the Firm and helped senior level executives develop pragmatic solutions for addressing critical business issues.
   
For the past fourteen years he has served as the senior Information Technology executive for several companies in the energy industry.  From 1991-96 he worked as a vice president for Dynegy Corp, where he was responsible for development of systems and technology required to support the Company’s trading business and midstream operations.   As a vice president for Engage Energy from 1997-2001, Mr. Lambert directed technology efforts for Engage Energy’s gas and electricity marketing operations.  Then between 2001 and 2004, Mr. Lambert served as vice president and Chief Information Officer for Enterprise Products Company, a provider of pipeline and midstream energy services to producers of natural gas.

Currently, Earl is serving as the Chief Technology Officer for the City Of Houston.  His current duties include providing executive oversight for the implementation of the City’s new SAP based financial and human resources suite of systems, leading the City’s review of alternatives for upgrading public safety and public service radio systems, developing a strategy for creating an enterprise level Geographic Information System, chairing the Technology Steering Committee, and managing the capital budget for Citywide Information Technology projects.

Mr. Lambert is a graduate of the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. 

enjoys reading history, swimming, occasional scuba diving and spending time with family.