As reported earlier this morning in the Denver Post the Governor's Office of Information Technology announced that David McCurdy will take the post as the new chief technology officer. David McCurdy has been named the state of Colorado's new chief technology officer, the Governor's Office of Information Technology announced.
McCurdy comes to the post from Arapahoe County-based Catholic Health Initiatives, parent of Colorado's Centura Health hospitals, where he spent 10 years in various positions, including associate vice president and chief enterprise architect, leading a 1,000-person IT staff, OIT said.
Overall, he has 17 years of experience as a programmer, system engineer and related fields, OIT said.
"McCurdy will continue OIT's critical work of enhancing state IT systems for state agencies and the residents of Colorado," the agency said.
He starts Sept. 2, reporting to Suma Nallapati, the cabinet-level secretary of technology and chief information officer. Nallapati was chief technology officer until her promotion in June, and she also previously worked at Catholic Health Initiatives.
Kristin Russell, the previous secretary of technology and CIO, announced April 21 she was stepping down to take a job with Deloitte Consulting LLP.
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