Hawaii Governor David Ige has named Douglas Murdock as Chief Information Officer. Murdock will replace outgoing CIO Todd Nacapuy who is resigning to take a role in the private sector. Nacapuy announced his decision in December.
This isn’t the first role for Murdock in Hawaii government. He previously served as state comptroller and director of the Department of Accounting and General Services, and as vice president, Administrative and Fiscal Affairs for the Hawai?i Tourism Authority (HTA).
“Doug has an outstanding grasp of the challenges and opportunities associated with transitioning state government to secure, efficient IT systems. We are dedicating significant resources to this task, and I’m confident that he will work with all stakeholders to develop sound solutions,” said Governor Ige said in a statement.
Murdock will oversee a growing slate of technology projects in state government as well as a nascent local civic tech scene. During his tenure, Nacapuy supported several initiatives including the creation of a statewide web portal and technology dashboard that provides visibility into how state government works in Hawaii.