Shawnzia Thomas

How not to tick off a state CIO


During NASCIO's annual conference, state CIOs shared what tech vendors can do to avoid their wrath.

Georgia CIO says focus is 'constituent-first'


Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas said at an AWS Summit that her state is moving "as many applications as we can" to cloud services.

Georgia's 'chief cloud officer' role could become a fixture in state government


Dmitry Kagansky, Georgia's first chief cloud officer, could soon see counterparts appear in other states, said CIO Shawnzia Thomas.

Georgia's new CIO to focus on customer service and citizen engagement


Broadband, said Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas, is also a priority as the state continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgia Gov. Kemp selects human services official as new statewide CIO


Shawnzia Thomas, who's spent the past 13 years in various roles at the Georgia state government, will replace longtime CIO Calvin Rhodes, who stepped down earlier this month.