Clifford M. Clarke was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer for the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He now leverages his talents in the private sector as an Information Technology consultant. In this roles, Clarke provides organizations the help they need to optimize their IT organization for a strategic advantage and innovation.


Business Acumen

Business Leadership

Servant Leadership

Project Management

Strategic Thinking

Relationship Management

Experienced Communicator


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For a broad list of articles and contributions visit the C2 IT Advisors, LLC archive page.


Individual Information Security = Corporate Security
TQM Network CEO Forum, January 23, 2009

Optimizing Public-Private Partnerships for Municipals
Digital City Expo, January 23, 2008

Killer App Community Workshop
Killer App Expo, April 30, 2007


2019 Indiana Tech College of Professional Studies Alumnus of the Year.

Diversifying tough to do, Ivy Tech profs find
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, January 29, 2017.

Ivy Tech Northeast hosts STEM lecture for women and minorities
Fort Wayne Homepage,, January 26, 2017.

Clifford Clarke, Executive Director, Computer and Technology Services runs Northeast Ivy Tech IT
The Journal Gazette, May 14, 2015.

More than 200 readers begin Real Men Read
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, October 12, 2012.

Black Chamber set to launch
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 5, 2012.

2011 Journal Gazette names 101 Area Connector's
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, IN, June 26, 2011

Take Five: Clifford Clarke (Ft. Wayne)
BDPA Foundation, April 8, 2010.

2008 Distinguished Leadership Award recipient
Community Leadership Association, Athens, GA, April 26, 2008

Short Route to a Faster WAN
Government Computer News, August 24, 2007, pg 24.

Top 10 MDU Pioneers for 2007
Broadband Properties, May 2007, pg 22.

Killer Applications for Broadband interview
City of Fort Wayne, May 1, 2007.