Chief Data Officer
Michelle serves as the Chief Data Officer of Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology. She continues Colorado’s work on collecting and harnessing data to inform policy and business decisions. With her passion for data and data analytics, she is taking Colorado’s data initiatives to the next level, developing new data standards, governance and policy. Michelle also leads the Government Data Advisory Board, a public-private sector board tasked with making recommendations to the State Chief Information Officer for developing and implementing interdepartmental data sharing protocol and determining the state’s data strategy, policies, standards, and architecture.
Michelle has worked in both the public and private sectors as a programmer, business analyst, director of IT operations, and a business intelligence manager. She holds a master’s degree in computer information systems and is the inventor of three patents for developing technologies in the “big data” technology space.
Bio taken from http://www.oit.state.co.us/communications/newsroom/press-release/new-chief-data-officer