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June Luncheon | Keith Werner, State Chief Information Officer

Wednesday June 8, 2016 – Wednesday June 8, 2016

2658 Reilly Rd

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June AFCEA Membership Luncheon

Keith Werner, NC State Chief Information Officer

Keith Werner currently serves as State Chief Information Officer. He was appointed to this position in December 2015. In this role, he leads Statewide IT planning and operations with an annual budget of more than $600 million and 2,200 employees.

Prior to his current appointment, Werner was named to lead the Statewide IT Division (SID) as Deputy State CIO. In his role, Keith was in charge of key IT functions across the enterprise, including procurement, solution architecture, enterprise architecture, and strategic planning. He also provided strategic direction and oversight of statewide initiatives such as Digital Services, the Enterprise Project Management Office, the Government Data Analytics Center, and the Innovation Center.

Earlier in 2015, Keith was appointed as the Chief Information Officer for Natural and Economic Resources, which includes the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and the Department of Commerce. Keith had been CIO at DEQ since April 2013. Other CIO responsibilities include the Governor’s Office and Lieutenant Governor’s Office.

Keith has over 20 years’ experience as a business leader and manager with a diversified background in information technology and product development. He is experienced in recruiting, sales, business development, solution management, service delivery, practice leadership, and management. Keith received a management degree from the University of North Texas.


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What is AFCEA?
AFCEA is a professional association that connects innovative people, great ideas and vital solutions to advance global security. We do that by developing networking and educational opportunities and providing them in an ethical forum. This enables military, government, industry and academia to align technology and strategy to meet the needs of those who serve.