Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) within the Office of the Governor is responsible for the planning and leadership of IT policy and strategy within the executive branch and the leadership of operational units to achieve its vision of becoming a trusted collaborative partner to state agencies and empowering the state by maximizing the value, security, and availability of enterprise technology services. The OCIO is comprised of the agency's executive leadership, its direct support staff, and the Enterprise Architecture group. The Enterprise Architecture group manages the Technology Investment Notification and Cloud Investment Notification processes for state agencies as part of its charter to create a statewide technology strategy and architecture. The State Chief Information Officer is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor. The State Chief Information Officer serves on the Attorney General's Technological Crime Advisory Board (NRS 205A.040); Nevada Commission on Homeland Security's Cyber Security Committee; Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee (NPSCC); Nevada Commission on Educational Technology (NRS 388.790-805), ex-officio/non-voting; and Nevada Broadband Task Force (representing the agency by Executive Order).