Speaker Bio

Kim Bailey, a distinguished public sector subject matter expert, served as the Chief Information Officer for the City of Memphis from 2019-21 – making history as the first woman to hold this position. In this role, she ensured the efficiency and security of information technology across all city government divisions, aligning with the administration's strategic vision. 

As a leader, Kim excels in project management, team building, public speaking, and facilitating teams. Her 25+ years of experience in information technology and human resources enables her to find innovative solutions to complex challenges. 

Kim holds a Master of Science degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services from Bellevue University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Christian Brothers University. Passionate about imparting knowledge, she serves as an adjunct professor at Christian Brothers University, shaping the IT professionals of tomorrow. 

Kim has also been recognized with several prestigious awards, which include: Honoree, Technology Women Who Lead, Memphis Business Journal, 2022; Finalist, IT Team of the Year, Women in IT Summit & Awards Series, 2021; and Team Winner, Digital Cities Survey, Center for Digital Government, 2020. 

Connect with Kim on LinkedIn.

Recent speaking events

Kim most recently moderated the Public Sector Partner panel discussion during UKG Aspire and facilitated the Public Sector Enablement Session: Consulting with Government & Education.

Speaking Topics

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HOW LEADERS CAN CREATE GREAT PLACES TO WORK

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THE PUBLIC SECTOR WORKFORCE

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CHANGE MANAGEMENT

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STRATEGIC PLANNING AND EXECUTION

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

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HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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