Andrew Hinkle, a longtime state government executive, has joined a company that specializes in security solutions. He’ll be client executive, serving West Coast state/local/education with an emphasis on California.
The department’s five largest transactions in this area during the year’s first and second quarters topped $9 million.
Entities with key vacancies include those dealing with transportation, cannabis regulation, health insurance and state hospitals.
“It’s really a marriage made for both of us,” he told Industry Insider — California. “My background was ideal for what Informatica was looking for, and I couldn’t be more excited with the products that they offer.”
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
A budget change proposal and a job recruitment show that the California Department of State Hospitals plans significant advancements in data and electronic health records, with new initiatives and several hires in the works.
Experience with change management is among the desirable qualifications for this executive role, which includes oversight of applications related to health-care technology and electronic health records.