Dewand Neely was appointed by Governor Mike Pence as the Indiana’s Chief Information Officer in October 2015. Dewand joined Indiana government in 2003, first as a contractor and then a full-time employee for the Family and Social Services Administration. He was then tasked to be one of the initial employees to join the Indiana Office of Technology when it was created in 2005 to help assist with the statewide IT consolidation efforts. He has served several managerial roles within the IOT before ultimately reporting directly to the CIO.
Neely received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University’s School of Technology and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Other Top State IT Officials:
- Jim Rose, Chief Technology Officer