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Ed Toner

The State of Nebraska - Office of the CIO
Chief Information Officer
Ed Toner was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts as Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska on June 9th, 2015. He has spent the last 20+ years in the Information Technology field, and has held IT leadership positions at both First Data and TD Ameritrade in Omaha, NE. A Nebraska transplant (native of Texas) Ed has significant international experience, having managed IT teams in both the UK and Argentina. His background also includes Industrial Engineering positions in manufacturing prior to moving into the Information Technology field.
Since taking over as Nebraska's Chief Information Officer, Ed Toner has consolidated key information technology systems, resources and services which has positioned the state to provide quality support at lower costs earning him the StateScoop 2016 National “Up and Comer Award”, the 2017 “State Executive of the Year”, the 2018State Executive of the Year”, and Government Technology’s “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers” of 2019.
His Consolidation of State IT has been featured in StateScoop, Govloop and CIO magazines. In addition, the Nebraska Office of the CIO received the National Association of State CIO’s 2018 State IT Recognition Award for their “Hybrid IT Consolidation” efforts.
His award-winning blog was recognized consecutively in State Tech’s “50 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2015”, “30 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2016”, “30 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2017” and “30 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2018”.
Ed earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.
He is also a published author in CIO Review, Government CIO Outlook and CIO Applications magazines:
Ed is also a Featured Contributor to GovLoop Magazine.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 6
 

1:15pm