Governor Mike Pence has named Dewand Neely chief information officer and director of the Indiana Office of Technology. Neely currently serves as deputy CIO and succeeds Paul Baltzell, who is leaving for a job at Mainstreet in Carmel.
“I’m grateful today to name current Deputy Chief Information Officer Dewand Neely as Director of the Indiana Office of Technology. Neely was one of the initial employees for the Indiana Office of Technology and his extensive experience with the agency will prove critical as we continue to work toward innovation and efficiency within state government. I know that going forward, Neely will continue to serve Hoosiers with dedication and commitment,” Governor Pence said.
Neely holds degrees from Purdue University and Indiana Wesleyan University. He will assume his new role on October 9.