STATE PROFILES | Ohio
Stu DavisChief Information Officer and Assistant Director
Department of Administrative Services
Year Appointed: 2011
BiographyStuart (Stu) R. Davis leads, oversees and directs state agency activities related to information technology development and use. As assistant director of DAS, Davis oversees the Office of Information Technology which delivers statewide information technology and telecommunication services to state government agencies, boards and commissions.
Davis also serves as chair of the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program Council that provides geographic information systems coordination across the state between all levels of government. He is a 14 year member and past president of the National States Geographic Information Council.
Prior to his appointment as CIO, Davis served as the state chief operating officer and deputy director of the Infrastructure Services Division within DAS/OIT.
CIO Statute: ORC 125.18
IT Office Authority: Multi-Agency Radio Communications System (MARCS), Telecommunications, Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program (OGRIP), Ohio Data Network, IT Procurement, IT Policy
IT Procurement Responsibility: Ohio Office of Information Technology
Special Projects: Ohio Administrative Knowledge System (ERP), Network Consolidation, Desktop Hardware/Software Standardization, Email Consolidation