Inslee names William Kehoe state chief info officer with WaTech

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee now named William Kehoe condition chief details officer (CIO) with Washington


Gov. Jay Inslee now named William Kehoe condition chief details officer (CIO) with Washington Technological innovation Remedies (WaTech) powerful August 1. He replaces Mark Quimby who has served as acting CIO because March when former CIO James Weaver departed from the agency earlier this year. Quimby will return to his posture of deputy director for technological know-how and functions.

Kehoe is currently CIO for Los Angeles County, where he has served considering the fact that 2017. In the placement, he produced innovation the central tenet of the office environment, bringing organization and IT with each other to rework the know-how tactic and coverage in stability, details management, governance, and task investment and oversight. Additional current function involves the initiation of a regional strategic system to shut the electronic divide in the county.

Kehoe has a lengthy history of controlling information engineering departments in community and point out governments, such as above 15 years in Washington condition businesses and counties. Just before functioning as CIO in Los Angeles, he served as CIO for King County and the Washington State Section of Licensing (DOL).

“In our swiftly acquiring technological landscape, I have no question that Invoice, a established innovative chief, is the ideal individual to lead WaTech as a result of their following chapter,” Inslee explained. “Under his leadership and working experience of more than two many years serving as a CIO, WaTech will go on to improve the shipping of excellent technology options and protect the information of the people today and organizations of Washington. I would also like to thank Mark for stepping in these earlier handful of months and glance forward to our continued perform together.”

“I am honored and psyched to return to Washington and utilize my encounter and engineering leadership as the state CIO to assist the priorities of Governor Inslee, the state companies and WaTech,” Kehoe said. “Technologies is a significant strategic component of the condition tactic in reworking and improving providers to the people of Washington, and WaTech delivers significant strategic and operational expertise to permit the advancements.”

In the course of his time in Los Angeles, the county received the very first Google Foreseeable future Award for deploying progressive technological innovation solutions, and for the duration of his time in Los Angles County and King County, the two counties gained the major substantial County Digital Award from Governing administration Technological innovation.  

Kehoe gained his bachelor’s diploma from Gonzaga University.  

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