Karlen has more than 20 years of IT experience, including his most recent position as a cyber security incident commander for Secureworks guiding senior leadership through managing business impacts and risks. Prior to that, he led a global team of program managers, engineers, and consultants responsible for the success of implementation, training, tuning, and operations.
Karlen has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas. In addition, he has several certifications including CISSP, CISM, and GCIH. His background in leading companies through the implementation of effective security programs.
“Karlen brings a wealth of IT and leadership experience as well as a deep understanding of B2B companies’ technology and infrastructure needs. The addition of a CIO to our Operations Leadership Team will ensure true integration between the firm’s mission, strategic growth plan, and technology,” says managing partner Jason Ferguson.
“I am delighted to join Calvetti Ferguson as the CIO of the IT Department and excited to lead this wonderful innovative team. I look forward to overseeing this team and further develop our IT department and security systems,” says Karlen Alexander, chief information officer.