Cletis Earle is vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for Kaleida Health, the largest non-profit healthcare provider in Western New York. He provides leadership for Kaleida Health’s IT team, overseeing strategic and tactical planning, plus development and coordination of the IT platform. Earle previously served as vice president and CIO at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (New York). He began his IT career as a support manager at Brooklyn Queens Health Care Inc. in Brooklyn, NY, eventually taking on roles as director of technology and vice president, CIO and privacy officer within the organization. A leader in the broader healthcare IT community, Cletis has served on the CHIME board of directors and is the incoming CHIME chair. Earle holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY, and a master’s degree in information systems from Strayer University in Washington, DC.