Anushree Bag to become CIO of Indiana Children’s Services

Anushree Bag, executive director of governance, risk, compliance and resiliency services at the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT), announced that July 8 marks the end of her term with the agency.

“My absolutely wonderful 2.5 years at the Indiana Office of Technology, my very first home in public service, ended yesterday,” she wrote in a LinkedIn post.

However, she is not leaving the public sector. His new role as chief information officer for the Indiana Department of Children’s Services began July 11, said Graig Lubsen, director of communications and external affairs for IOT. Government technology in an email.


“We are happy that Anu is continuing his professional career in public service and that the IOT can serve as a promotional pipeline for our sister agencies,” Lubsen wrote.

Bag’s role as director of the GRC company will be temporarily filled by director of information security Hemant Jain until a permanent replacement is hired, he said. Jain has been with IOT since May 2018 and started acting as CISO in 2020.

Among many professional accomplishments in her role with IOT, Bag created Government Women in Technology, to provide women in industry with a collaborative professional group. The state-recognized organization also strives to help high school and college students and people who were previously incarcerated learn job skills in technology.

Other accomplishments at IOT include conducting a cybersecurity risk assessment for local health departments and assisting agencies with the development of business continuity plans.

Julia Edinger is a writer for Government Technology. She holds a BA in English from the University of Toledo and has since worked in publishing and media. She is currently located in Southern California.

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