Tanya Acevedo
Chief Technology Officer
Houston Airport System

Tanya oversees the strategic planning and operational activities for a variety of technology systems and applications at Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, and Ellington Airports.

Her role is to lead a dynamic team that plays a key role in ensuring the successful execution of HAS’ mission through innovative and enabling technology. Key areas of focus will highlight technologies delivering way finding, passenger flow/tracking, a stronger cyber security posture and a renewed commitment to service level agreements.

With almost three decades of experience, Tanya has a proven track record of successfully implementing innovative solutions that increase efficiency and automate processes resulting in revenue generation and cost savings. Previously, Tanya was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Travis County in Austin, Texas where she was responsible for the technology strategic direction of an operational budget of $35 million and 6,000 employees. She’s also held various technology roles within County of Orange in Santa Ana, California as well as Toyota Financial Services, Edmunds.com and Answerthink consulting.

Tanya holds a Master's of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Michigan State University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Tanya received the 2013 IT Woman of the Year from the Austin Innotech 16th Annual IT Executive of the Year Awards, 2016 Public Sector Chief Information Officer of the Year from Public CIO Magazine and the 2017 Government Technology Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers Award.