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Raja Sambandam

Acting Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Information Technology

State chief information security officer Raja Sambandam is the acting secretary of the Department of Information Technology. Sambandam has over two decades of experience in information technology and business, previously serving as chief risk and security officer for the Taxation and Revenue Department, where he established security, risk, and fompliance functions and oversaw the department’s internal audit function. He also previously served as Vice President and Director of Technology and Operational Audit for Vantiv (now known as WorldPay/FIS).

Sambandam earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras, India, and a master’s degree in Management from South Dakota State University. 

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
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