Michael Dietrich is the State Chief Information Officer (CIO). Michael comes to us from the private sector, where he enjoyed a successful career leading Development and Engineering organizations creating leading-edge products and infrastructure solutions. Most recently Michael was at Ericsson, Microsoft, and its subsidiary LinkedIn.
The State CIO at the Director's Office level helps elevate the critical responsibilities and functions of technology in the delivery of government services. The State CIO is a key leader in IT strategy for the State of Nevada.
Michael reports directly to Deonne Contine, and his direct reports include: David Haws, Enterprise Information Technology Services (EITS) Administrator; Bob Denhardt, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO); Alisanne Maffei, Chief, Research, Planning and Grant Management; and Michele Lynn, Management Analyst 3.
While not a native of Nevada, Michael has lived in the state most of his life. Since moving here over 30 years ago it is the place he calls home. When he is not immersed in the digital world, Michael enjoys cycling, motorcycling, sailing, and creating art and music.