I enjoy helping people get what they want and realize their goals in citizen service. It is very fulling to work alongside our public sector clients in achieving their mission.

Chris Estes

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) US State, Local & Education Market | General Government

Orchestrating EY capabilities that accelerate growth and innovation for governments and helping to enhance citizen interaction with emerging technologies. In my free time I enjoy slalom water skiing.

Chris is the Finance, Operations & Technology Leader at EY US for the US State, Local & Education Market.

He served as North Carolina’s State Chief Information Officer and Cabinet Secretary of the newly legislated Department of Information Technology as a member of the governor’s cabinet.

He chaired the NC 911 Board and is a past member of the NC Science, Technology & Innovation Board and an elected member of the Executive Committee for NASCIO as Chair of the National Innovation Forum.

Chris has spent over 30 years in the high-tech, manufacturing and financial services industries advising on innovation and digital transformation in Fortune 100-sized organizations. He is a recipient of North Carolina’s highest civilian award, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine and North Carolina Technology Association Public CIO of the Year.

How Chris is building a better working world

Chris is building a better working world by helping others get what they want by updating business operating models that leverage emerging technologies to solve governments most pressing issues.

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