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Inslee’s hiring spree continues, replaces state’s chief information officer

In the latest of a string of appointments, Gov.-elect Jay Inslee says he has hired Michael Cockrill to serve as Washington state’s next chief information officer. Cockrill, who has a background in Seattle technology start-up businesses, replaces Bharat Shyam, who was the state’s first CIO when he arrived in November 2011

The formal announcement is here:

OLYMPIA – Governor-Elect Jay Inslee today named a successful high-tech entrepreneur as the state’s new Chief Information Officer. Michael Cockrill, a technology entrepreneur with a long track record of success, will oversee the state’s strategic vision for information technology, a key

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