Chief Data Officer

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) position was established in 2018 in accordance with Section 4-67p of the Connecticut General Statutes. The CDO is responsible for:
  • 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.

In addition to each of the above responsibilities, the CDO takes a leading role in operating the state's Open Data Portal.

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