The Ever-evolving Role of The CTO in 2020 & Beyond By: Allen Spokane - CTO, Carisk Partners
Allen Spokane started his career as a developer and worked with various Microsoft-based development and database platforms in a variety of business settings with an emphasis on healthcare technology. He has extensive experience in database design and architecture in CRM, direct marketing and home-grown ERP Systems.
After holding several VP positions in IT, he gained extensive experience in infrastructure and operations. He considers himself a “hands-on” executive and has always maintained close ties back to his roots in development and infrastructure.
Mr. Spokane is currently the CTO for Carisk Partners, a specialty risk transfer, care coordination company. Mr. Spokane also currently serves as the President of the Society for Information Management's New Jersey Chapter (SIM-NJ). Mr. Spokane earned a BS in Business from Ithaca College. He lives in western New Jersey with his wife, Sandra and two daughters, Marissa and Olivia, ages 19 and 14, respectively. In his off time, he is an avid classic car fan and enjoys running and camping with his family.