STATE PROFILES | Pennsylvania
John MacMillanDeputy Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Governor's Office of Administration
Year Appointed: 2015
BiographyJohn MacMillan was appointed as deputy secretary for information technology and chief information officer for the commonwealth in March 2015.
John brings nearly three decades of IT industry expertise to the CIO’s office, including 18 years with IBM, most recently assisting the state of Ohio with its data center strategy. He also served for a decade with federal departments in Canada.
During his career, John has developed experience in areas including application development, system integration, data center operations and facility management, as well as knowledge of statewide programs including public health, education, transportation, rehabilitation/corrections, youth services, tax collection and enterprise ERP.
John graduated in Computer Technology /
Computing Science from Algonquin College.
He has held a Project Management
Professional (PMP) certification since
1998, and earned his Stanford Certified
Project Manager (SCPM) from the Stanford
Center for Professional Development in
2009. John is ITIL Foundations certified.
He and his wife have two sons.
IT Office Authority: Under Executive Order 2011-5, OA-
Information Technology has statewide
IT governance and strategic planning, IT
program management and business process
project management and delivery, IT
procurement and contract management, IT
management, IT enterprise standards, IT
consolidation and services, and
IT Procurement Responsibility: Office for Information Technology (delegated by Central Procurement)