South Central Region
During his career, Mr. Matthes served as a Principal with the technology practice of Tatum LLC, and previously, as a seated CIO for several hospital and healthcare management companies. Curtis founded and leads ISLOK (Information Systems Leadership of Oklahoma) since 2001, a state-wide CIO forum consisting of Oklahoma’s largest private and public sector organizations. Curtis is also a board member of the Oklahoma HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society) and CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) member for over a decade. He is often called upon to speak, including Oklahoma Governor’s State CIO task force, on the challenges and strategies of technology leadership in today’s dynamically evolving world. Other positions held by Curtis include senior strategy consultant for Sun Microsystems, providing guidance to clients on developing strategies for breakthrough business advantages and spearheading the deployment of the world’s largest fingerprint system for the state of New York.