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J.R. Sloan

GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year

Arizona Chief Information Officer J.R. Sloan is the IT innovation leader for the State of Arizona. Throughout the pandemic, he continued to lead statewide initiatives and guide agencies to leverage best-of-breed technologies. Sloan. has ensured the delivery of exceptional service to citizens of the state while achieving cost savings, improving service efficiencies and maintaining health and safety standards through the ongoing adoption and use of cloud-based solutions.

Additionally, the state achieved $4.2 million in savings and cost avoidance, with the opportunity for an additional $30 million by centralizing/modernizing state data centers.