Doug Robinson has served as executive director of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) since 2004. Founded in 1969, NASCIO is the only national organization representing state chief information officers of the 50 states and territories. His career spans over 35 years in public sector information technology, including positions in state government, higher education, and IT consulting. Prior to joining NASCIO, Robinson served as executive director in the Governor’s Office for Technology, Commonwealth of Kentucky. As a senior IT executive in the state CIO office, he led IT strategic planning, enterprise architecture, policy, and research initiatives for state government. Robinson is a frequent speaker, panelist, author, and recognized national expert representing state CIOs, policy issues, priorities, and trends in state government IT. In addition, he represents NASCIO on several national councils, boards, and advisory committees.