As the Chief Resilience Officer for the City and County of San Francisco, Otellini is tasked with developing the city’s resiliency strategy in conjunction with the 100 Resilient Cities initiative pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. He was originally appointed by Mayor Ed Lee in October of 2012 as the Director of San Francisco’s Earthquake Safety Implementation Program. Prior to his appointment Otellini was a Senior Associate with A.R. Sanchez-Corea & Associates, San Francisco’s premier permit and code consulting firm. His work there included the management of the permit and inspection process for over $2 billion worth of construction in San Francisco.
Otellini is a certified building inspector through the International Code Council and a certified fire protection specialist through the National Fire Protection Association. He received his bachelor’s degree from Westmont College in political science.