STATE PROFILES | Wyoming
Flint WatersState Chief Information Officer, Director
Department of Enterprise Technology Services
Year Appointed: 2011
BiographyFlint Waters was selected as the Chief Information Officer for the State of Wyoming in April 2011. Flint provides the strategic leadership and technology direction for the State and is responsible for oversight and management of enterprise technology initiatives.
Prior to his CIO role, Flint was the Chief Security Officer for Ptolemy Data Systems from 2008 through 2010. He also developed the Fairplay Child Predator Tracking System.
Flint previously worked for the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. It was during his tenure there, that he developed software for use in tracking child pornography and protecting against child exploitation. That software has been used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the world. He has won awards for his crime fighting from the U.S. Department of Justice, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2008 to talk about his software and has testified before Congressional committees on the topic.
CIO Statute: Enrolled Act No. 43, (Senate File) of the 56th Wyoming Legislature, 2002 Special Session
IT Procurement Responsibility: State Procurement Office