Eric Boyette

Secretary and State Chief Information Officer

Eric Boyette serves as Secretary and State Chief Information Officer for the North Carolina Department of Information Technology. He was appointed to this position in April 2017 and currently leads statewide IT planning and operations.

Boyette brings more than 20 years of experience in state government in various roles, with responsibilities ranging from technical to financial practices. Prior to his current role, he held several pivotal roles in the NC Department of Transportation, including Chief Information Officer, Inspector General and Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner. He also served as the NC DIT Deputy State Chief Information Officer for Solution Delivery.  

Boyette earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Barton College and resides in Kenly, N.C., with wife, Dana, son, Jay, and daughter, Morgan.