Tracy Barnes

Barnes currently serves as the chief information officer for the state of Indiana

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Tracy Barnes serves as Indiana’s Chief Information Officer, appointed by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb in March 2020. Since then, Barnes has played a huge role in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how the state supports remote work. Barnes oversees the Indiana Office of Technology and provides strategic oversight of the State’s technology portfolio, as well as leadership on technology and cybersecurity policy.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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