Press Release

myColorado™ mobile app wins coveted NASCIO 2020 State IT Recognition Award

DENVER – The National Association of Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced their 2020 State IT Recognition Awards winners today, which included the state’s myColorado™ mobile app in the Digital Government: Government to Citizen category. These annual national awards recognize the top 10 most transformative and innovative IT projects or initiatives that make state government and residents’ lives better.

State of Colorado wins two 2020 Government Experience Awards

DENVER – Today, the state’s myColorado™ mobile app and Colorado Digital ID™ was selected as a Center for Digital Government (CDG) Government Experience Project Award winner, marking its third national honor received this month. The fourth annual Government Experience Awards recognize public sector jurisdictions and agencies that are transforming the government experience and delivery of citizen services. 

Anthony Neal-Graves Named Denver Business Journal C-Suite Awards Honoree

DENVER – Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) Chief Operations Officer and Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) Executive Director Anthony Neal-Graves was named one of the Denver Business Journal’s C-Suite Awards honorees. As noted by the DBJ, the C-suite is more crucial than ever, and this program recognizes vital and business-savvy professionals for their organizational accomplishments and community involvement. Honorees were nominated by their colleagues, bosses and friends in a competitive field.

Executive Director Theresa Szczurek Leaving Role as Chief Information Officer at Office of Information Technology

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis announced today that Colorado’s Chief Information Officer and executive director Dr. Theresa Szczurek will be departing from her post at the Governor’s Office of Information Technology on September 4, 2020. Szczurek was appointed by Polis in January 2019.

State CIO Receives Inaugural Colorado CIO of the Year ORBIE Award

DENVER — At a virtual event today, Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) Chief Information Officer and Executive Director Dr. Theresa Szczurek was presented with ColoradoCIO’s first-ever 2020 Colorado CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award in the public sector category. This award spotlights CIOs in seven key categories who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. 

Gov. Polis congratulates Colorado’s Girls Go CyberStart National Championship participants

DENVER - Today, Gov. Jared Polis congratulated Colorado high school students who participated in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart competition and National Championship. The CyberStart game, which teaches students about cybersecurity through a series of online challenges, ran from January 13 to June 30, 2020.