Steve Mueller
CIO
WI Dept of Workforce Development

Steve Mueller is the CIO for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.  He is responsible for application development, infrastructure and operations as well as strategy and leadership for enterprise business analysis, project management, and lean government initiatives.

Steve’s value to his business partners comes out of his natural curiosity about technology, a desire to challenge and develop his managers and staff, coupled with an action-oriented approach to deliver business outcomes.  One of Steve’s core tenets, “optimize before digitize” emphasizes studying business processes before applying automated solutions.

Steve holds a BS in Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Marketing.  He has 20+ years of IT management experience in the private and public sectors holding key IT positions in consulting, health care, retail and government organizations.  Steve also serves as an Executive Member of the State of Wisconsin IT Directors Council.