Casey Kennedy joined OCA as the director of information services in 2010. His team provides direct IT support for the Texas Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, the 14 intermediate appellate courts, and several judicial branch state agencies. Mr. Kennedy is also the lead OCA staff for the Judicial Committee on Information Technology, or JCIT. The committee is appointed by the Supreme Court and makes recommendations and sets standards for court technology in Texas. He is currently on the executive board of the Court Information Technology Officer Consortium, a national organization of Court IT professionals, and last year placed first in the court technology “geek-off” competition at the national Court Technology Conference. He holds a BA in computer science from The University of Texas at Austin.