Chief Information Officer

Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD)

To achieve the agency mission, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) acts as a strategic partner internally and externally to deliver business services through technology. The CIO is the principal technology leader with overall responsibility for the vision and leadership of agency's information technology strategy. The CIO oversees the delivery of all technology services, leads a department of nearly 175 employees and manages an annual operating budget of $48 million.
The CIO serves as a visionary leader who provides management oversight of IT resources. The CIO works collaboratively with agency leadership, staff, and stakeholders to continue to transform technology services and investment into highly visible, effective, and efficient assets.