As Senior Vice President of Technology, Raf Portnoy leads a team responsible for transforming ADL into a 21st century digital organization, inscribing technology DNA into every operational component of ADL.
Raf joined ADL in mid-2016 from Safe Horizon, Inc., the largest social services organization in the United States focused on providing support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and abuse, where he was the Chief Information Officer. Prior to Safe Horizon, he was a founding CIO at the State University of New York Global Center, a newly formed elite think tank focused on issues of globalization and cross-border education management. Previously, Raf was a Principal with the Global Technology Services practice at IBM Global Services. In this capacity he provided IT leadership, strategic direction and visionary guidance to key IBM and industry executives in establishing long-term IT policies, processes and implementation guidelines in support of the organization’s strategic business objectives.
Raf holds an MS in Information Systems Engineering from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and a BA in Management Information Systems from Pace University.