Doug Torre

New York, NY

A healthcare industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, Doug Torre has served in a variety of roles, including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Torre's professional career focus is advancing digital adoption, transforming information technology, improving human health and advancing knowledge management.

Currently, Mr. Torre is transforming technology for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory as Chief Information Officer. Founded in 1890, CSHL has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology.

Prior to the Laboratory, Mr. Torre was head of technology for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His work at Mellon focused on the modernization of the solution architectures, adopting “cloud first” platforms and initiating a cyber security program. These solutions are standards-based and metrics focused. The metrics validate successes, value realization and areas for future development.

Prior to Mellon, Mr. Torre was Chief Technology Officer for Northwell Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. As CTO he led technology innovation, architecture, security, and operations. At Northwell, he pioneered the use of service oriented architectures to improve population health. This new program advanced care management and prepared Northwell for value based care. The architecture drives transformation from a “fee-for-service” payment model to a "patient-centric" care driven model to improve health and wellness today.

In 2003, Mr. Torre founded a charity focused on improving technology access for disadvantaged youth. Since its inception, the Ed Tech Foundation of Western New York has supported more than 150 schools, organizations and community centers by improving their access to technology.

Mr. Torre is an active mentor, supporting the Columbia University’s Master of Science in Technology Management program. He works 1-1 with graduate students to coach them on practical elements of technology leadership. Mr. Torre holds a B.S. from Canisius College, and an M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo.