Advisory Board

Government Representatives

Kishor Bagul
Chief Technology Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

Jim Bell
Director
Senate Technology Services
New York State Senate

Patrick Bennison
Chief Operations Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

Leslie Brennan
Chief Information Officer, Environment and Energy
Information Technology Services
New York State

Donna Canestraro
Program Manager
Center for Technology in Government
University of Albany

Rick Cobello
Chief Information Officer
Schenectady County

Barbara Cohn
Chief Data Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

Brian Digman
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

Adam Gigandet
Chief Information Officer, General Government
Information Technology Services
New York State

Christine Haile
Chief Information Officer
University at Albany

Moses Kamya
Chief Information Officer, Administrative and General Services
Information Technology Services
New York State

Jim Lieb
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Finance Regulation and Gaming
Information Technology Services
New York State

Bob Loomis
Chief Information Officer
Office of the Comptroller
New York State

Michelle McDonald
Director of Public Information Office
Information Technology Services
New York State

Kim McKinney
Chief Information Officer, Transportation, Economic Development
Information Technology Services
New York State

Nancy Mulholland
Chief Portfolio Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

Mahesh Nattanmai

Executive Deputy Chief Information Officer
Information Technology Services
New York State

John Norton
Chief Information Officer, Human Services
Information Technology Services
New York State

Donna O'Leary
Chief Information Officer
Office of the Attorney General
New York State

Theresa Papa
Director of Administration
Information Technology Services
New York State

Joan Sullivan
Executive Director
NYS Forum

Benny Thottam
Chief Information Officer
State Education Department
New York State

Robert Vasko
Chief Information Officer, Behavioral Health
Information Technology Services
New York State

Industry Representatives

Vicki Coffin
Client Unit Manager
New York State
IBM

Melanie Fekete
Business Development Manager
Intel

Paul Rudin
Account Manager
NetApp

Thomas Silvious

Director
Civil & Health Services Group
CSC

Leslie Woodin
General Manager
SLED East
HP