Robert Samson

New York CIO Robert Samson retires


Citing health issues, Robert Samson will step down after two and a half years heading one of the largest government IT enterprises in the country.

Brief network outage shuts down services at New York's tax department and DMV


The incident is the latest in a string of hiccups amid the state's ongoing data center consolidation project.

'First thing' for new New York state CIO is gathering the right team for IT consolidation


Recently appointed state Chief Information Officer Robert Samson anticipates data center migration will be completed within 12 months, but agencies are already reaping the benefits.