Chief Data Officer

connecticut data

The Chief Data Officer is responsible for the following in accordance with Public Act 18-175:

  • Directing executive branch agencies on the use and management of data to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of state programs and policies;

  • Facilitating the sharing and use of executive branch agency data (A) between executive branch agencies, and (B) with the public;

  • Coordinating data analytics and transparency master planning for executive branch agencies; 

  • Creating the state data plan; and

  • Providing a procedure for each agency head to report regarding the agency's progress toward achieving the plan's goals.

  • Operating the state's Open Data Portal

Additional Resources:
Chief Data Officer:
Scott Gaul
Office of Policy and Management
450 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-418-6236