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Allan Hackney

Connecticut Office of the Lt. Governor
Health Information Technology Officer

Allan serves as Connecticut’s Health Information Technology Officer within the Office of Health Strategy, a role appointed by Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman to develop and coordinate the implementation of a statewide health information technology (HIT) strategy, and to build and implement a Health Information Exchange.


Previously, Allan served as SVP & Chief Information Officer (CIO) at John Hancock Financial Services with oversight of the company's technical teams.  He has also led IT and operations organizations at AIG Consumer Finance Group and Bank of America Commercial Finance. Allan started his career at GE, where he held a number of leadership positions in the USA and Japan for GE Capital's global consumer finance business.


Professionally, he holds CISM and CRISC certifications. He was named a Computerworld Premier 100 CIO during 2012, and is a Mentor in Columbia University’s Technology Management Masters program.


In the community, Allan is co-founder and member of the Regional Board of Directors of buildOn in Boston, a national non-profit organization that empowers youth is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education.  He is also on the Board of Directors for Common Impact, the national leader in developing tomorrow’s leaders through skill-based volunteering and community engagement.


Allan graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Colgate University.  He and his wife Jane reside in New Canaan, CT and Boston, MA.