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STATE PROFILES   |   Pennsylvania

Tony Encinias
Deputy Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Governor's Office of Administration

(717) 787-5440

Year Appointed: 2013


Tony Encinias was appointed as Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Governor Corbett in December 2012. As CIO, Tony is responsible for developing and implementing the Commonwealth’s overall IT strategy and oversees all of the Office for Information Technology’s IT functions and operations. Tony previously served as Chief Technology Officer for the commonwealth, a position he held since 2008.

Tony has over 20 years as a United States Naval Officer, with over 20 years experience in information technology management with the Department of Defense and state government. During Tony’s distinguished military career, he served as the Relational Supply Application Program manager for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and as the Deputy Director for Innovation in the eBusiness Operations Office for the Department of the Navy, Chief Information Officer. In his final military assignment, he served dual roles as the SAS 70 Program Director with the Defense Information Systems Agency and as the Executive Officer of the Defense Enterprise Computing Center, Mechanicsburg.

Tony earned a Master’s of Science degree in Information Technology Management from the US Naval Postgraduate School, a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Colorado, and received a Federal CIO Certification through Carnegie Mellon University.

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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