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STATE PROFILES   |   Pennsylvania

John MacMillan
Deputy Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Governor's Office of Administration

(717) 787-5440

Year Appointed: 2015


John 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.

Other Information

IT Office Authority: Under Executive Order 2011-5, OA- Information Technology has statewide oversight of: IT governance and strategic planning, IT program management and business process integration, IT project management and delivery, IT procurement and contract management, IT human resource management, IT enterprise standards, IT consolidation and services, and Telecommunications governance.

IT Procurement Responsibility: Office for Information Technology (delegated by Central Procurement)


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