Eric Sweden possesses over 30 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 chemical manufacturing and telecommunications. He has been serving the states and territories through his work at NASCIO since 2003. Eric holds an MBA from The Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and a Master of Science from the School of Public Health, University of Michigan. In 2016 Eric completed the PTI / Rutgers University Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO™) Program with Honors.