Executive Director of Strategic Programs - Bill Anker
Prior to his current position with OIT, Bill worked as an IT consultant, held Chief Information Officer positions with the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities and the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, and was Director of Technology Services for Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City. He has worked in software development, database administration, and sysadmin roles, including with Statewide ITS. Before entering the IT field, Bill owned and operated a commercial air charter and maintenance service and spent several years developing software to model waterfowl population dynamics. He earned his MS in Project Management at the University of Alaska Anchorage and BS in Zoology with a Mathematics minor from the University of Florida.
Outside of work, Bill enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, flying, and motorcycling. You can often find him on the trails with his Shar-Pei or at home turning wrenches while watching his Maine Coon stalk mosquitoes.