Rowena Track '87 M.S.
Rowena Track '87 M.S. is CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Stamford. Former CEO and founder of iVitalité.
Ms. Track has more 30 years of domestic and international experience. In 2018, she founded iVitalité, a strategy and services advisory firm for Boards, CEOs and C-Suite executives, focusing on innovation, transformation and digitization. Prior to that, she was vice president of digital marketing at Cigna Corporation, a Fortune 100 global health services organization with a market cap or more than $50 billion. Prior to Cigna, she was vice president of marketing and digital strategy & solutions at TE Connectivity, a more than $30 billion global technology leader. She is known to be a key influencer of her company’s Boards and had been successful in gaining buy-in and approval of large-scale global innovation and transformation initiatives. Her career has been at the intersection of corporate strategy, modern marketing and sales, digital transformation, and technology innovation. Her accountabilities include full P&L management, strategic marketing and sales, global digital transformation, analytically driven customer experience, and technology innovation. Her career spans multiple industries and also includes positions at CitiBank, TIAA-CREF Financial Services, Bayer Healthcare, Service Master, Yale University, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. A "digital native," Ms. Track has been a pioneer in leveraging innovation and digital solutions to transform and enable growth and customer centricity for her employers in the new global digital economy. She is known as a transformational leader and has led client-and customer-centric global, enterprise-wide initiatives that have resulted in revenue growth, increased brand equity, net new customer acquisition, retention of existing customers, and double digit net promoter score increases. Ms. Track has an entrepreneurial aptitude and led an "experimental" digital business concept at an international bank and, within two years brought asset inflows upward of $8 billion. She is known for building, leading and implementing aggressive growth strategies in a competitive global economy.
Ms. Track joined the University of New Haven’s Board of Governors in 2017 and is Vice Chair of the Board’s audit committee and a member of its student affairs committee. She is also a member of the Cybersecurity Advisory Board. Ms. Track previously served on the board of Child Care Resources in Charlotte, NC. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and IEEE’s Women in Engineering (WIE) chapter. Ms. Track has authored eBook #15 of this award winning series of the WIE titled: "From Physics to Wall Street: My Accidental, Unplanned and Eclectic life and career."
Ms. Track attended Harvard Business School programs for corporate boards including "Making Corporate Boards More Effective," "Audit Committees in a new Era of Governance," and "Compensation Committees: New Challenges, New Solutions." In addition, she attended Stanford’s 21st Annual Director’s College program. She holds a B.S. in Physics from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of New Haven.
Ms. Track is married to Dr. Elie Track. Both are natives of Beirut, Lebanon, and they immigrated to the United States in the 1980s to pursue advanced education. They have two grown children. Ms. Track is fluent in Arabic and speaks some French.