Gary Hensley Bio

Chief Operating Officer

Gary Hensley is a strategic leader who brings over 35 years of industry experience. In his previous role as the Chief Networking Officer (CNO) for the Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology (ASET) office, Gary was responsible for program management, contract oversight, and enforcement of the state’s outsourced voice and data services. In his new role as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for ASET, Gary is responsible for operational aspects for ASET services including Mainframe Programming and Operations, Server Operations, Desktop/Laptop support and the ASET Service Desk.

Before coming to the state, Gary gained breadth and depth within the telecommunications industry. Working with industry leaders he gained experience in planning, designing, and engineering both copper and fiber based services. Gary also possesses an extensive background in vendor management and leading operational team’s industry wide. Gary’s background and experience will help leverage better support for customers and ultimately, the citizens of the State of Arizona.