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Mike Higginbotham

Mike HigginbothamMike Higginbotham currently serves as the Chief Information Officer of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). In this role, he oversees the Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) consisting of 92 employees and additional contract staff, providing information technology services and support for all agency staff, as well as maintenance and support of the TxDMV’s major systems and technologies. This is a key position within our agency as we continue to enhance our technology infrastructure and transform the way we do business and serve our customers.

Mike has 20 years of technology and customer service experience. Previously, Mike served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the long term care division of New York Life Insurance Company (NYL). Other positions at NYL’s long term care operation include head of customer service, program manager, enterprise architect, application development manager and senior programmer. Before NYL, he worked as a senior programmer for Computer Sciences Corporation.

Mike was born and raised in Austin, TX, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Texas State University.

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