Yvette Florez

Florez is the director of identity and access management at the Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology.

State Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Yvette Florez has a vision for the improved security of identity and access management throughout the state, not only for employees, but also for Colorado’s residents. Florez has a very collaborative approach, lots of enthusiasm and an ability to cast a vision. These attributes have made her very successful at getting the agency support and the legislative funding necessary to purchase tools and to up-skill her team to address the state’s complex identity challenges. Florez has built a team of motivated practitioners who are excited about making these improvements across the state.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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