Derek Chan is the Business Online Services Section Manager for the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Derek has been at DMV since 2010 and is in charge of managing the agency’s social media, online services and website content. Prior to his position at DMV, Derek was an Information Officer at California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).
Derek graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Communications. In 2012, Derek was recognized by Center for Digital Government and Government Technology as the Best of California for Outstanding IT Service and Support. During his time at the DMV, the social media program has been recognized as the Most Innovative Use of Social Media and a leader in the innovative application of Web 2.0 technologies and civic/social media tools.