J.R. Sloan is a results-driven leader with over 20 years in technology and 15 years in leading product and program teams. Currently, J.R. is serving as the Chief Technology Officer and Deputy State CIO where he manages the technology and digital government strategies and policies for the State of Arizona. In addition, he also serves as chairman of the body responsible for monitoring and overseeing high-risk technology projects across all state agencies.
Prior to joining the state, J.R. gained experience in both operational and executive roles in product management, marketing, business development, and customer service for enterprise software companies. He has extensive experience in leading cross-functional teams, building consensus, and achieving strategic objectives. His broad knowledge of business and processes coupled with technology and systems integration experience enable him to effectively engage all parts of an organization. He is customer-centric in his approach and results-oriented in his deliverables.
J.R. is certified in Pragmatic Marketing and Product Management. His educational background includes Electrical Engineering at the University of Arizona and Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University.