Samuel Nixon

Elections, retirements bring in new state CIOs in 2015


In a tumultuous year for state information technology, more than 20 states welcomed new CIOs due to changes from elections, retirements or resignations.

Outgoing Virginia CIO reflects on state's accomplishments


Virginia CIO Samuel Nixon, who is leaving this week after five years, reflects on how the state's IT agency consolidated 96 percent of its IT infrastructure and moved toward sounder financial footing.