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Gov. Brownback names Chief Information Technology Officer

Jul 23, 2015

TOPEKA – Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday named Phil Wittmer, Leawood, as Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO).

Wittmer currently is president of Lead-It LLC, an information technology strategy and investment firm. He has more than 20 years’ experience executing and implementing information technology strategies in a broad range of industries. Wittmer received both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in statistics from Kansas State University. The CITO reports directly to the Governor.

“Phil will bring a unique perspective to the role of the CITO,” Brownback said. “I am pleased he is bringing his extensive experience in managing IT systems to serve the citizens of Kansas.”

Wittmer joins the Administration on Aug. 10, 2015.