Blaze Mathew

Position: Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Categories: Leadership Team

Blaze Mathew is Vice President and Chief Information Officer at CTIS. With a strong focus on delivering IT excellence to clients, Blaze ensures that CTIS remains at the forefront of technology, adheres to best practices, complies with federal guidelines, and follows risk management frameworks. With over 27 years of experience, Blaze has demonstrated expertise in managing large-scale IT Enterprise systems, including for the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, a multi-year- $100 million project which supports cancer clinical trials across the United States. Blaze holds a Master’s degree and MBA in Technology Management from the University of Maryland. He is a CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional). He also holds an AWS cloud accredited certification for AWS Partners in both Business and Technical areas. Blaze’s accomplishments have been acknowledged through numerous awards and recognitions, including by the Director of the National Cancer Institute for his work in implementing the NCI Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trial Network. Blaze was also honored as a Finalist in 2021 for Washington Exec’s Chief Information Officer of the Year award for his exceptional leadership in the field. Outside of his professional endeavors, Blaze is an active volunteer at his local church and community and he enjoys playing the drums, guitar and piano.