STATE PROFILES | Utah
Mark VanOrdenChief Information Officer
Department of Technology Services
Year Appointed: 2012
BiographyMark VanOrden was appointed by Governor Gary Herbert in September 2012 to serve as the State of Utah’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Department of Technology Services. As Executive Director of DTS, he is responsible for all of the IT activities for the State Executive Branch agencies.
Mr. VanOrden has been in the IT
industry since 1979 and began working for
the State in 1982. Mr. VanOrden had
previously been the IT Director for the
Department of Workforce Services since
2006. He was the distinguished recipient
of the Merrill Baumgardner Award in 2007.
CIO Statute: 63D-1-301.5
IT Procurement Responsibility: State Procurement Office