Tuesday, 29 January 2008
PA has a new CIO
Brenda Orth is the new Pennsylvania Chief Information Officer and Deputy Secretary of Information Technology according to an announcement from the state Office of Administration. The state CIO's is responsible for leading and coordinating IT services for the state. She will oversee governmentwide technology policies, standards, architecture and solutions to enhance system interoperability, data security and cost effectiveness. Before she worked for the state of PA Orth served 20 years with Exxon Mobil Corporation as an information technology professional, where she implemented major, multi-national business projects and managed large, strategic information technology systems.