Kentucky gets new technology commissioner

Kentucky's Gov. Ernie Fletcher today announced the appointment of Mike Inman as the state's commissioner of technology.

Inman will fill the role left vacant by Aldona Valicenti, Kentucky's first CIO, who resigned in November. Although Inman's title is different from Valicenti's'commissioner of technology'he will oversee the state's IT with a strong emphasis on enterprisewide IT initiatives, said Jason Keller, spokesman for the governor's office.

Inman will lead the Governor's Office for Technology and direct the state's technology services.

Inman is a Harrodsburg, Ky., native and retired Army officer. Recently he worked for the federal division of Computer Associates International Inc.

He holds an associate's degree from Troy State University, a bachelor's degree in government from Western Kentucky University, a master's degree in information systems management from the University of Southern California and a master's of military arts and sciences from the Army's Command and General Staff College.

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