California governor promotes CTO Liana Bailey-Crimmins to CIO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced that Liana Bailey-Crimmins, the state’s chief technology officer, will serve as the new statewide chief information officer and director of the California Department of Technology.

Bailey-Crimmins, whose new role requires state Senate confirmation, would take the top spot from deputy CIO Russ Nichols, who’s been serving as CDT’s acting head since the state’s former CIO, Amy Tong, joined Newsom’s Cabinet in February as secretary of government operations.

Liana Bailey-Crimmins (LinkedIn) For Bailey-Crimmins, the new role follows a 30-year career in government in which she’s served as CIO and CISO of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and CIO of California Correctional Health Care Services.Keep Reading this article at statescoop.com.