David Eldges

David J. Elges

Government Services Industry Lead

David J. Elges

David is a driven technologist with more than 35 years of experience in helping organizations navigate the intersection between technology and business outcomes. At Hartman, David works alongside government leaders to provide unbiased IT advisory and subject matter expertise. He delivers a unique balance of acumen and fiscal discipline, coupled with an in-depth understanding of business models, operating practices, and all industries connected to government.

Prior to joining the Hartman team, David served as Vice President Chief Information Officer and Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Boston, where he created the organization’s first cybersecurity team and managed a multimillion-dollar information technology portfolio. Before the City of Boston, David served as the CIO for the Government of the District of Columbia. David has also held several IT leadership roles in the higher education and healthcare administration fields.

David is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, a council member and consultant at GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), and a board member and advisor at various organizations in the public and private sectors.

Outside of work, David enjoys coaching lacrosse, rebuilding classic cars, and dirt bike riding with friends.



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