The White House’s second-ever Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, is stepping down from his position as an advisor to President Barack Obama by the end of the year, according to Fortune. The position itself is a relatively new one — Park stepped up from his job at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after Aneesh Chopra resigned in 2012 just two-and-a-half years after becoming the country’s first CTO. Before joining the government, Park co-founded two healthcare IT startups, Athenahealth and Castlight.
Fortune‘s sources say that the decision was driven by his family’s desire to move back to the West Coast. In a 2012 interview with Fast Company, Park, who had just taken the title of CTO, said that he’d already been in D.C….