Rupert Ross

Director of Information Technology, Government of the Virgin Islands

Rupert Ross has nearly 30 years in government service, the majority spent at the Virgin Islands Department of Labor. Mr. Ross served in several positions during his tenure before he joined the Department’s management team in 2004 as the Director of Information Technology.  In September 2018, he accepted the position of Chief Information Technology Officer at the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands. As an Information Technology executive, Mr. Ross has been responsible for assessing, recommending and implementing technology for the benefit of the citizens of the Virgin Islands.  His focus on security, improved efficiencies, customer service, application development and all things data has been recognized by local and federal partners and by his peers.  In June 2019, the Governor of the Virgin Islands has nominated Rupert Ross to serve as Director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.

Mr. Ross has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Virgin Islands with a concentration in Management Information Systems and is a Certified Public Manager®.  He has academic and practical training in personal and organizational integrity, management and change leadership with a public service focus.