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David Adkins
Firm: Retired (no firm)

David was formerly the CIO (Chief Information Officer) for NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research & Development Authority. He was responsible for managing the Authority's Information Technology, Data Governance/Analytics/Architecture and Web Operations units and served as a key leader responsible for implementing and maintaining technology systems that enabled NYSERDA to advance its ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and reduce customer energy bills. Prior to this, he was the Director of End User Experience/Shared Services at NYS Office of Information Technology Services. He served as part of the CIO Executive Team directing End User Services for over 120,000 members of the state workforce and oversaw WebNY, a division supporting over 160 websites across New York State. Prior to state service, he was the Chief Technology Officer for the 75,000-member New York State Bar Association - the largest voluntary state bar association in the country. Before NYSBA, he was the Director of Information Technology for NYSUT (New York State United Teachers), an organization of over 600,000 members who work in, or are retired from, New York's schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. Previously, he worked at several technology firms developing technology solutions for clients in the public and private sector. Dave has a degree in Telecommunications from Syracuse University, an M.B.A. from the School of Business, University at Albany, and a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University at Albany. He is currently a member of Hudson Valley Community College's School of Business Advisory Committee and teaches graduate level courses at the University of Maryland Global Campus, University of Dayton, and SUNY Albany in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Data Analytics. In addition to the NYCON board, Dave has served as the Vice Chairman of Council Services Plus – a subsidiary corporation of NYCON – since its inception.

Past Events

Buffalo Chapter - Non-Profit A&A Update and Cybersecurity Panel Presentation Tech Session Webinar
Teleconference Event
May 20, 2021