Eric Sweden possesses 40 years of experience in senior technical and management positions within IT and business with substantial experience in business architecture, information architecture, business process enhancement, and strategy development. He has experience in implementing over-arching enterprise information management strategies in large corporations. In addition, his experience includes the development of strategic business intent, capability management, financial management, and program leadership in banking, health care, manufacturing, public utilities, telecommunications, and government. Eric is an experienced presenter, and author on the subjects of enterprise architecture, IT governance, data management, project management, as well as industrial and public health. He has written a long list of guidance documents and presentations related to industry and state government IT management including enterprise architecture, enterprise IT governance, records management, digital preservation, information sharing, organizational transformation, business intelligence and analytics, cloud computing, cyber disruption response planning, and government transparency. In his current role, Eric provides consulting to state and territorial government, authors various a variety of reports related to enterprise architecture and the state CIO, leads the NASCIO Enterprise Architecture & Governance Program, represents NASCIO with various partners in industry and government including OMB, the White House, EPA, GAO, DHS and DOJ. NASCIO’s reports are widely referenced globally by industry, academia, and government.
Eric holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota – www.carlsonschool.umn.edu, with concentrations in marketing and MIS administration; and a Masters of Science from the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan – www.sph.umich.edu, with a concentration in industrial health. In 2016 Eric completed the PTI / Rutgers University Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIOTM) Program with Honors.