Michael Sutten

Michael Sutten
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Kaiser Permanente

Mike Sutten joined Kaiser Permanente in 2013 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President.  Under his leadership, the CTO organization is focused on setting the future direction for technology across Kaiser Permanente. This includes defining technology and platform standards, and leading initiatives on analytics, cloud capabilities, data storage, and mobile technologies.


Mike has more than 20 years of CTO and CIO leadership experience with Fortune 500 organizations, including Royal Caribbean Cruises, Koch Industries, Sybase and General Electric. Most recently, he served as CTO and deputy CIO within the U.S. government, where he was recognized for exemplary leadership and service. Throughout his career, he has driven technology innovation by architecting modernized, profitable enterprise-wide systems, ensuring compliance for data integration, and reducing IT costs through the standardization and application of tools.     Mike holds an MBA in information systems from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Iowa State University. He is also a certified ISO 9000 Process Quality Auditor, merchant marine reserve captain and private pilot.