Laura Pietenpol is State Chief Data Officer within the Office of the Director of DAS, leading the agency's work to build and implement a sustainable strategy for all data management and analytics activities to drive results in the State.
She was formerly Deputy Director of the Innovate Ohio Platform (IOP) where she led the Customer Experience and Data and Analytics teams and managed several high profile projects, including last year’s launch of the DataOhio Portal and IOP’s COVID-19 response in order to support the Ohio Department of Health and the DeWine-Husted Administration, as well as other State agencies. She will continue to manage the IOP Data and Analytics team.
Before joining IOP in 2019, she wasOperations Director with Lt. Governor Jon Husted’s InnovateOhio office, which aims to improve government services through innovation. Laura was previously Elections Administrator and an IT Manager for Husted during his two terms as Secretary of State.