Chief Information Security Officer

Chris DeSain

Chris has now become Chief Information Security Officer at NYS Office of Information Technology Services. 

Current Role

  • Company Name: NYS Office of Information Technology Services
  • Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Location: Albany, New York, United States

New York State Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) is transforming how State government delivers services to New Yorkers and local governments. ITS continues to find innovative ways to make government work smarter and more efficient for taxpayers, and to advance the State’s competitiveness. But innovation isn’t just about technology here at ITS; it’s also about the ingenuity of our people. We foster a culture that values new perspectives, creativity and collaboration to deliver innovative services and products for our clients. We currently have a pipeline of more than 350 projects valued at approximately $1.5 billion.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
  • Job Title:  Director: DHSES Office of Counter Terrorism Cyber Incident Response Team
  • Start Date:  June 2021