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John Tobison

Ellis Medicine John Tobison became a member of the Ellis Medicine Board of Trustees in June 2013.

Mr. Tobison has more than 30 years of experience in business and information technology management. He is currently the chief operating officer (COO) of, a software-as-a-service company in the HR/talent selection space. Previously, he was chief information officer (CIO) for CommerceHub, which is located on the campus of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany. CommerceHub provides online e-commerce fulfillment software and services to the retail and industrial supplier sectors.

Prior to working at CommerceHub, Mr. Tobison was the CIO for MapInfo Corporation in Troy, NY and consulted for 14 years in information technology and international management for Arthur Young & Company and Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Tobison earned his bachelor’s degree in biology and philosophy and a master’s in business administration from the University at Albany.

Board of Trustees

Mark Little
Janet Sapio-Mayta
JonathanKemp, MD
Jonathan Kemp, MD
Chief of Staff, Ellis Medical Staff
RobertJoy, MD, FACC, FHRS
Robert Joy, MD, FACC, FHRS
Immediate Past Chief of Staff, Ellis Medical Staff
Areta M.Pidwerbetsky, MD
Areta M. Pidwerbetsky, MD
Chief of Staff Elect, Ellis Medical Staff