Flint Waters, Past Chief Information Officer ~ 2011-2016
Mr. Flint Waters was selected as the Chief Information Officer for the State of Wyoming in April 2011. Mr. Waters provides the strategic leadership and technology direction for the State and is responsible for oversight and management of enterprise technology initiatives. Prior to his CIO role, Mr. Waters was the Chief Technology Officer for the forty-nine Internet Crime Against Children (ICAC) task forces and was the Chief Security Officer for TLO from 2008 through 2010.
Mr. Waters has worked for the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. It was during his tenure there, that he developed software for use in identifying predators that targeted children resulting in the rescue of hundreds of children from their abusers. That software has been used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the world. He has won awards for his innovative technologies from the U.S. Department of Justice, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Mr. Waters served as a delegate for First Lady Laura Bush during an international summit on child exploitation in Paris. He also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2008 advocating tougher federal laws protecting children and has testified before numerous Congressional committees on this topic.