Oct 18, 2012

"The CIO Academy is one of the most valuable events we have in Texas. It is a great opportunity for public sector technology executives and their direct reports to focus on leadership skills, and developing the next generation of public servants and leaders. The participation of our private sector partners is critical to making the CIO Academy a success. The conversations that take place throughout the day help leaders in Texas explore new and innovative ways of leading in the public sector. Your support ensures we can provide this important training."

- Karen Robinson, Executive Director, Texas Department of Information Resources

Speaker Profile

Elizabeth Rogers

Chief Privacy Officer, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Elizabeth became the first Chief Privacy Officer in Texas State Government when she joined the Texas Comptroller of Public Account's Office in July of 2011. Since that time, Elizabeth has become a member of the National Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum and leads the Statewide Information Privacy Advisory Council that serves other privacy professionals working for various Texas government agencies.
Before moving to Austin, Elizabeth started the labor and employment law section for the Houston office of Haynes and Boone where she became partner and worked for 10 years. Then, she accepted the offer of then-Attorney General John Cornyn to become the Office of Attorney General's Attorney Ombudsmen and that Agency's first-ever Ethics Officer. Attorney General Greg then re-appointed her when he was elected. After serving General Abbott for a term, she left to accept the position of General Counsel for the State Bar of Texas.
Elizabeth is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is on the Board of the St. Mary's University School of Law Foundation, She also is the immediate past President of the St. Mary's University of Law School Alumni Association and served as the President Elect of the Texas General Counsel Forum.


Thursday Oct. 18 3:00PM

General Session - Security Battleground

Exploring the war were facing and the potential consequences of not preparing. Every internet connected device, represents an opportunity for an attacker. Computer criminals have jumped... more