Tom is a strategic technologist with more than 25 year’s experience creating transformational solutions spanning a variety of industries.
Currently, an independent consultant, Mr. Gehrke recently concluded approximately twelve years as the Chief Information Officer of one of the country’s largest Travel Management Corporations, the NYC based $1.1 billion Ovation Travel Group, where he led transitions to the digital age of
every element of enterprise technology ranging from infrastructure through client & traveler facing technologies, Omni-channel communications and culminating with revolutionary Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions.
Prior to working in the Travel Industry, Mr. Gehrke was the CIO of the NY financial services firm The Daley-Hodkin Corporation, where he led the digital transformation of the firm’s commercial valuations and liquidations. Initially studying music at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Mr. Gehrke began his career in Las Vegas where he became a pioneer in the use of digital technologies in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his passion for technology, Mr. Gehrke has performed as a professional musician, is an expert sailor, and is a certified private pilot.
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