American Cancer Society
Jay is currently Chief Information Officer for the American Cancer Society (ACS), a nationwide, community---based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the American Cancer Society
has hundreds of local offices nationwide and a presence in more than 5,000 communities.
is responsible for the people, strategy and operations of the Global Information Technology organization
has been a leader in ACS's historic transformation, which includes the consolidation of 12 independent divisions into one agile and focused global entity dedicated to saving more lives and curing cancer.
Prior to joining ACS in 2012, Jay served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AdCare Health Systems, a rapidly growing and recognized innovator in health care facility management.
Jay spent the previous seven years at American International Group (AIG), most recently as VP and CIO for AIG Aerospace, a leading global aerospace insurer.
implemented numerous improvements that delivered substantial value to the organization while managing significant organizational change in a turbulent market.
Prior to that, Jay also served as CFO for Operations and Systems, leading multiple global initiatives that resulted in millions of dollars in savings.
is a recognized thought leader in the Information Technology arena and is a frequent guest speaker in Atlanta and Nationwide.
been featured in multiple publications, including Forbes
, Wall Street Journal
, and CIO Magazine
Ferro was also selected to join Leadership Atlanta's Class of 2015 and participate in a rigorous year---long leadership development program alongside other prominent Atlanta leaders.
In recognition of his accomplishments, Jay was selected as Georgia CIO of the Year in 2011, and is currently serving as Chair for the Georgia CIO Leadership Association.