DENVER (Legal Newsline) — Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has announced the formation of a new leadership position within the state's Department of Law and has named former global communications infrastructure executive Lisa Neal-Graves to the new post.
In the newly formed Chief Innovation Officer position, Neal-Graves will be tasked with establishing new processes, overseeing technological solutions that will assist attorneys and staff to maintain a fair justice system in the state, according to Weiser's Office.
“I am energized by the opportunity to reinvent and reinvigorate the Department of Law," Weiser said in a statement. "Lisa Neal-Graves is an accomplished executive whose experience in corporate law, technology, and business performance will make her an outstanding Chief Innovation Officer. Her breadth of experience—and deep commitment to public service—will be invaluable to our team as we build a culture of innovation to better defend our freedoms, fight for opportunities for all, and protect Colorado’s, land, air and water."
Neal-Graves previously served as vice president of the Zayo Group's Cloud Strategic Product Group and also held leadership roles at Intel Corporation including Group Counsel for IT and procurement. She also served in leadership roles at Chase Business Services, Deloitte Consulting and AT&T Corporation.
Neal-Graves, who earned her juris doctor degree at the University of Colorado School of Law, holds a master of engineering degree in engineering management, a master's degree in computer science, and a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science.