Commonwealth CIO Named Top 25 Doer, Dreamer and Driver
by Government Technology Magazine
commonwealth’s chief information officer has been named one of Government
Technology Magazine’s Top 25 “Doers, Dreamers and Drivers” for 2014.
Encinias is among a prestigious group of honorees that includes technology
professionals, agency leaders and elected officials who are using innovative
technology to solve public-sector challenges and improve the performance of
has established itself as a technology leader among states, having been a top
finisher in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital States Survey in 2012,
and capturing a dozen awards since 2011 from the National Assocation of State
Chief Information Officers and the Computerworld Honors Program.
Governor Corbett’s leadership, state agencies are harnessing technology to
boost productivity and improve service,” said Secretary of Administration Kelly
Powell Logan. “From automating administrative processes to expanding
online services, we are working to drive down costs, reduce wait times and
increase convenience to our customers, the people of Pennsylvania.”
was named CIO in December 2012. He is responsible for developing and
implementing the overall IT strategy for state agencies under the Governor’s
jurisdiction and oversees all of the IT functions and operations for the Office
for Information Technology.
strategy has saved millions of dollars by focusing on how we can streamline
operations, maximize our existing investments and foster innovation,” said
Encinias. “It’s an honor to be in the same company as the technology
leaders and visionaries named in Government Technology’s Top 25.”
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.
will be recognized in the March issue of Government Technology and on http://www.govtech.com/top-25/.
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