Author - Ed Toner

Ed Toner was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts as Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska on June 9th, 2015. He has spent the last 20+ years in the Information Technology field, and has held IT leadership positions at both First Data and TD Ameritrade in Omaha, NE. A Nebraska transplant (native of Texas) Ed has significant international experience, having managed IT teams in both the UK and Argentina. His background also includes Industrial Engineering positions in Manufacturing prior to moving into the Information Technology field. Since taking over as Nebraska's chief information officer, Ed Toner has consolidated key information technology systems, resources and services which has positioned the state to provide quality support at lower costs earning him the StateScoop 2016 National “Up and Comer Award” and the 2017 “State Executive of the Year”. Ed earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. His Consolidation of state IT has been featured in StateScoop, Govloop and CIO magazines. His award-winning blog was recognized consecutively in State Tech’s “50 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2015” and “30 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2016”. He is also a published author in CIO Review and Government CIO Outlook magazines:

“The Transformation of Business Processes and Tools”; publication date: Mar 20, 2017; CIO Review Magazine.

“Centralized-vs-Decentralized IT-Is There A Middle Ground?”; publication date: Apr 1, 2016; Government CIO Outlook Magazine.


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