Longtime Roswell Park employee Paul Visco is now serving in the new role of Chief Technology Officer.

Chief Technology Officer Role Created to Enhance Patient-Centric Tech Solutions at Roswell Park

Paul Visco moves into new role after 15 years with cancer center

  • New position adds support for customer-focused technology applications
  • Visco brings 15 years’ experience in various roles at Roswell Park to position
  • Responsible for developing platforms, systems that benefit staff and patients

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Paul Visco has been promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

A new position at Roswell Park, Visco’s role as CTO involves developing and implementing new technologies that benefit the experiences of both patients and clinical teams. He will be the technical lead on several important campus-wide projects aimed at maximizing the effective use of technology for improved and streamlined internal and patient processes.

As CTO, Visco hopes to capitalize on creative energy he’s gained throughout his time at Roswell Park. He’s been instrumental in the development of the center’s Intranet and MyRoswell Patient Portal, and several other critical technology platforms. Visco and his team have also built hundreds of systems through open source technologies. These platforms and systems greatly enhance care and quality of life for our patients.

“Given the rapid pace of technological changes in IT and its application in healthcare, Paul’s position as
CTO is critically important for strengthening Roswell Park’s mission,” says Thomas Furlani, PhD, Roswell Park’s Chief Information Officer. “We look forward to seeing how he will leverage many of these new technologies for the betterment of our patients and clinicians.”

Visco previously served as Assistant Vice President of Technology Development and Acquisitions, and in several other roles within the Information Technology and Marketing Departments at Roswell Park. He holds an MFA in media studies and communications from the University at Buffalo, and a bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a community united by the drive to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope. Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Learn more at www.roswellpark.org, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or ASKRoswell@RoswellPark.org.

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