The Office of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) was established as part of IC 4-3-26, along with the Indiana Management Performance Hub (MPH), on July 1, 2017. The CDO serves as the executive head of MPH and advises executive state agencies and political subdivisions regarding state best practices concerning the creation and maintenance of data. Additionally, the CDO coordinates data analytics and transparency master planning for the executive state agencies and provides leadership regarding state data analytics and transparency.
Indiana Chief Data Officer
Josh Martin is the Chief Data Officer for the State of Indiana and Director of the Indiana Management Performance Hub, where he leads a dedicated team of problem solvers that provide analytics solutions tailored to address complex management and policy questions enabling improved outcomes for the citizens of Indiana. Josh is a graduate of Purdue University, receiving a B.A. in Political Science and Law and Society, and received his Master of Public Affairs from the Indiana University Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He also has significant experience in international affairs and public safety.
Indiana Chief Privacy Officer
Ted Cotterill serves as Indiana Chief Privacy Officer and as General Counsel for the Indiana Management Performance Hub, where he designed and implemented Indiana’s legal framework for data-driven decision making. Ted’s practice focuses on compliance, software licensing, privacy, and data protection issues presented by emerging technologies, cloud transitions, and data deidentification and masking across various regulatory frameworks. He serves as a founding officer of StateRAMP, Inc., as co-chair of the NASCIO Privacy & Data Protection Forum, as a member of the Council of State Governments Healthy States National Task Force, and in his community as a director of the Greater Allisonville Community Council. Ted earned his JD from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, a BS in Political Science from Ball State University, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.