CIO Named “Premier 100 IT Leader” by Computerworld Magazine
Harrisburg – Tony Encinias, Chief Information
Officer (CIO) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has been named one of
Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2014.
The Premier 100 program honors individuals who have had a
positive impact on their organizations through technology. Each year, 100
honorees are selected to receive this life-time recognition award.
“Tony is a key member of our team and he truly deserves this
prominent recognition,” said Secretary of Administration Kelly Powell Logan.
“Under his leadership, the commonwealth is pursuing new and innovative ways to
deliver technology services that focus on savings, quality and efficiency to
better serve Pennsylvania citizens and businesses.”
Encinias was named CIO in December 2012. He is responsible
for developing and implementing the overall IT strategy for state government
and oversees all of the IT functions and operations for the Office for
“Technology plays an ever-increasing role in supporting state
government operations, and is vital to achieving cost savings and efficienies
for taxpayers,” said Encinias. “This
honor is a reflection of Pennsylvania’s leadership among the states in
technology and innovation.”
Encinias previously served as Chief Technology
Officer for the commonwealth, a position he held since 2008. A former naval officer, he has over 20 years
of experience in information technology management with the Department of
Defense and state government.
honorees will be profiled in a special issue of Computerworld magazine in
more about the 2014 Premier 100 IT Leaders, visit: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9065479/Premier_100_IT_Leaders
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