Sindhu Menon joined Harris County Universal Services as the first female Chief Information Officer for Harris County in March 2022. Prior to joining Harris County, Sindhu served as the CIO for City of Raleigh, NC and City of College Station, TX.
As the CIO, Sindhu had the responsibility of leading Information Technology Services for the third largest county in the nation. Her team worked on projects and services in IT Infrastructure including but not limited to broadband, internal network, servers databases etc; Application services such as SharePoint, ServiceNow, custom applications, website management, etc; ERP namely PeopleSoft, Kronos, etc; and Cybersecurity.
Sindhu was featured in ‘StateTech’ magazine as one of the ‘30 State and Local Government IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2022’. Sindhu’s interests are in community engagement and digital transformation. Throughout her career in IT, Sindhu has led technology teams in the various industries such as finance, manufacturing, insurance, and public sector. Sindhu has completed her Master of Business Administration from UT Dallas and Master of Computer Science from India/Toronto. She has her certified Government CIO from Rutgers University and has completed certified CIO program from UT Austin. She is currently pursuing her Public Leadership Credentials from Harvard University.