Kaiser Permanente – SVP, Information Technology & CTO

Leadership Capital Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Sutten as
SVP, Information Technology & CTO for Kaiser Permanente
Mike Sutten
SVP, Information Technology & CTO

Mike joins Kaiser with extensive private sector and government experience in technology and innovation. Mike brings more than 20 years of CTO and CIO leadership experience with Fortune 500 organizations, including Royal Caribbean Cruises, Koch Industries, Sybase, General Electric, and General Dynamics. Most recently, he served for five years as the CTO and Deputy CIO for the U.S. Government, where he was recognized for exemplary leadership and service.

Throughout his career, Mike has provided innovation leadership by architecting systems modernization, delivering dozens of profitable enterprise-wide systems, creating compliant systems for data integration, and reducing IT costs through the standardization and application of tools.

In this role, Mike will lead a central team to define technology and platform standards, roadmaps, and strategy for the entire organization. By creating and implementing a unified technology strategy, the CTO organization will help Kaiser Permanente solve for affordability by choosing and implementing technology standards in the most efficient and effective way across the organization.

Mike earned a Master’s of Business Administration from University of San Diego and a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering from Iowa State University.

About Kaiser Permanente
With a proud history of more than six decades, Kaiser Permanente is the country’s largest not-for-profit health maintenance organization with approximately $40 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1945, the company has grown from a 12-bed hospital into a leading integrated health delivery system that serves nearly 8.7 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Today, Kaiser Permanente is nationally and internationally recognized for providing innovative, high-quality, evidence-based healthcare through the advantages of its integrated insurance and care delivery infrastructure.

More than 160,000 healthcare professionals, nurses and physicians serve the healthcare needs of members and communities in eight Kaiser Permanente Regions covering Northern California, Southern California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Ohio, Northwest (Oregon and Washington), and Mid-Atlantic States (Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia). Kaiser Permanente health plan members receive their care primarily through Kaiser Permanente-owned and operated hospitals and medical clinics, which are staffed by roughly 14,000 physicians of the Permanente Medical Groups. To augment our coverage, we provide some of our services through contracted networks of community hospitals, physicians and other providers.

About Leadership Capital Group
Leadership Capital Group is a premier globally-focused Board of Director and executive search firm consulting at the senior executive and C-level. With clients and candidates from the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific markets, Leadership Capital Group is known for engaging the unengageable and marrying first-rate talent with our clients.

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Bill Liguori: bill.liguori@lcgsearch.com
Dan Peoples: dan.peoples@lcgsearch.com
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