Chief Operations Officer
State of Utah, Division of Technology Services
Dan Harmuth has been with the State of Utah for 8 months as the Chief Operations Officer in the Division of Technology Services. As COO he oversees a group of over 300 staff that supports the Network, Voice, Server and Data Hosting, Enterprise Cloud Services, Enterprise DevOps, IAM, Desktop Support, and Enterprise Product Support for 25 State agencies. Previous to the State of Utah he was with Utah Transit Agency as the IT Director and has over 28 years IT experience in fortune 500 companies, local government, and healthcare organizations. Dan has a MBA & Masters in IT from the University of Maryland, and is also PMP, CDPSE, and Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt certified. Dan is also a retired Colonel who served for 30 years in the U.S. Army both active and reserves and was deployed 4 times to theaters of war. He enjoys Digital Transformation, Agile/Scrum/DevSecOps, Cyber-Security, and being in a field that consistently changes as that brings daily challenges. In his spare time, Dan is an Adjunct Faculty at Utah Valley University instructing Information Management & Project Management in the MBA program.