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Mr. Jay Fay Ferro

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Chief Information Officer

Phone: (800) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.org
American Cancer Society Inc
250 Williams Street Nw
Atlanta , Georgia 30303
United States

Company Description: The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with more than a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global...   more

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelor , Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts , Political Science
    University of Georgia
  • MBA
    The University of Georgia
  • MBA
  • MBA
    University of Georgia
  • bachelor's degree , political science
    The University of Georgia
  • political science degree
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Jay Ferro Chief Information Officer
Chief Information Officer Jay Ferro is responsible for the people, strategy and operations of the global information technology of the organization. He is a recognized technology leader, known for creating and executing strategic visions to achieve business goals.
Ferro joined the Society in 2012, bringing a deep personal connection to the fight against cancer. In 2007, he founded the nonprofit group Priscilla's Promise, in honor of his late wife, who died from cancer. Priscilla's Promise raises funds for cervical cancer education and research; Ferro currently serves as the group's executive director.
Prior to joining ACS, Ferro served as senior vice president and chief information officer for AdCare Health Systems. He spent the previous seven years at AIG (American International Group), most recently as vice president and chief information officer for AIG Aviation.
Known as a thought leader in the information technology arena, Ferro is a frequent guest speaker and panelist, both in Atlanta and nationwide. Recognized for his accomplishments, Ferro was selected as Georgia CIO of the Year in 2011, and he is currently serving as chair for the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. In addition to his work with Priscilla's Promise, in 2011, he was elected to the board of directors for TechBridge, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that helps other nonprofits use technology to improve their capability to serve the community.
Ferro earned both his BA in political science and his MBA from the University of Georgia. He continues to be involved with his alma mater, both as a mentor for young alumni and as a member of the alumni board of directors for the Terry College of Business. Ferro lives in the metro Atlanta area with his three sons.
Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2016 [cached]
Jay Ferro, American Cancer Society - @jayferro
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"The Women of the Year program presents a tremendous opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made by Georgia's business women in the technology field, and emphasizes WIT's mission to serve as passionate advocates for the development of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers," said Jay Ferro, 2012 Women of the Year co-chair. Ferro serves as chief information officer for the American Cancer Society.
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Jay Ferro
CIO - American Cancer Society
Co-Chairs for 2015 WIT Connect are ... [cached]
Co-Chairs for 2015 WIT Connect are Cherie Fuzzell, CEO, Parkmobile and Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society, both of whom are auction candidates.
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