John Salazar named secretary of Information Technology
With more than 25 years of experience in the information technology and management field, Salazar is a longtime chief information officer with specialized experience leading information technology organizations, including the information technology divisions of several New Mexico state government agencies. In addition to serving as project manager at CSW Enterprises, a Santa Fe-based information technology firm, he has been chief information officer at the state Department of Workforce Solutions and the state Taxation and Revenue Department, among other roles.
He earned science and computer technology degrees from Northern New Mexico Community College. Salazar also holds a business administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
The Department of Information Technology, or DoIT, is state government’s IT service provider.
The outgoing DoIT secretary, Vince Martinez, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities.
“I want to thank Vince for his work over this past year, and I’m looking forward to continued solid service from the department,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.