Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Duane is responsible for the long term vision and strategic direction for infrastructure and service management across North Dakota’s state government and educational system. This includes acquisition, architecture, management, and operations of the state’s technology infrastructure including both compute and network services, end-user devices, and providing world-class service management in a manner that enables and empowers stakeholders and citizens.  He has been a part of the organization since 2001 and previously served as the director for the network services division since 2009.

A ND native, Duane enjoys many of the outdoor activities the state has to offer.   He is also actively involved in the community youth football program and spends as much of his free time as possible with his two children.  He holds a BS and MBA from the University of Mary and is also a certified public accountant