Afternoon keynote address at 12:45pm by
COL Angelo "Tony" Riddick
Angelo “Tony” Riddick was named the state’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) in December 2020,
and now leads the office of Information Technology Services (ITS). He comes to ITS with extraordinary
credentials. Most recently, Tony served as the Chief Information Officer and Director of the Bureau of
Information Technology for the U.S. Virgin Islands. He has an extensive and diverse background in
information technology in both the public and private sectors. Tony is also a retired US Army Colonel with
more than 30 years of active military service. COL(R) Riddick (Tony) received numerous military and civilian
awards including the Army Legion of Merit, numerous joint and army meritorious, commendation and
achievement medals. He was awarded the coveted Army Ranger Tab, Airborne Wings and Combat Action
Badge for combat service in Iraq. In addition, Tony was awarded the StateScoop State Employee of the Year
award for his efforts in disaster recovery when he spearheaded the effort to standup communications
resources after the devastating category 5 storms that ravaged the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
In 2022, Tony was named the StateScoop GoldenGov State Executive of the Year.