Meet the State Chief Information Officer
State Chief Information Officer Alex Pettit in January 2014 came to Oregon from Oklahoma where he also served as the state’s CIO. Prior to that, he oversaw the planning, coordination and execution of a disaster recovery plan for Brown University, and coordinated the renovation of the university’s sole data center. For more than two decades, Pettit worked in both public and private capacities with management roles in: continuity of operations planning; crisis leadership; IT operations, support and system design and civil defense planning.
State Deputy Chief Information Officer, Terrence Woods
Terrence brings over 18 years of leadership and knowledge having served as the Chief Information Officer and Administrative Services Administrator for the Oregon Department of Revenue; Chair of the State of Oregon Chief Information Officer Council; Director of Information Technology for the Oregon Health Authority; and Deputy Chief Information Officer for the Department of Human Services. Outside the public sector, Terrence was a regional technology manager, and he served as a human resources manager for three years.
Office of the State CIO