Jay Ferro

last updated 9/20/2017

Jay Ferro

Associate Vice President of Information Technology at American International Group , Inc.

Location:
175 WATER STREET, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 770-7000

General Information

Experience

Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Product Officer - EarthLink Inc

Chief Information Officer - CIO 100

Vice President, Chief Information Officer - Chartis Inc

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer - AdCare Health Systems , Inc.

Chief Financial Officer - Operations and Systems

Education

Bachelor - Political Science , UGA

Bachelor of Arts - Political Science , University of Georgia

MBAThe University of Georgia

MBAUGA

political science degree

Affiliations

Executive Advisory Board Member - ATP's

Advisory Board Member - The Georgia CIO Leadership Association

Board Member - TechBridge Inc

Advisory Board Member - HMG Strategy LLC

Board Member - CIOsynergy

Member of the Alumni Board of Directors - Terry College of Business

Board of Regents Member - University System of Georgia

Board Member - Technology Association of Georgia Inc

Founder - Priscilla's Promise

National Chief Information Officer Advisory Council Member - MeetingTrack Inc.

Recent News  

Management - EarthLink Holdings Corp.

Jacob J Ferro Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Products Image of Jacob J Ferro Jr. Mr. Ferro has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Products since July 2016. From January 2012 to July 2016, Mr. Ferro served as the Chief Information Officer for the American Cancer Society, a volunteer health organization. From August 2011 to January 2012, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AdCare Health Systems, a health care facility management company. Prior to joining AdCare Health Systems, Mr. Ferro spent seven years at American International Group (AIG), including as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AIG Aerospace, an aerospace insurer. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Operations and Systems for AIG Aerospace.

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http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/whoweare/ourexecutiveleadership/senior-executive-leadership-team

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.

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Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND

Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND
| Print | Sunday, 01 March 2015 22:48 Ferro Selected a Premier 100 IT Leader By Staff Writer Jay Ferro, Chief Information Officer for the American Cancer Society, has been selected as one of ComputerWorld's 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders. 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. He joined the Society executive staff 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, for which Ferro serves as the executive director, raises funds for cervical cancer education and research. Prior to joining the Society, Ferro was the senior vice president and chief information officer for AdCare Health Systems, a rapidly growing and recognized innovator in health care facility management. Ferro spent the previous seven years at AIG (American International Group), most recently as vice president and chief information officer for AIG Aviation, a leading global aerospace insurer. At AIG, Ferro implemented numerous improvements that have delivered substantial value to the organization while managing significant organizational change in a turbulent market environment. In addition to his role as associate vice president of Information Technology with AIG Personal Lines, Ferro was selected as chief financial officer for operations and systems in 2006, and led multiple global IT finance and governance standards initiatives that resulted in millions of dollars in savings for the organization. Known as a thought leader in the information technology arena, Ferro is a frequent guest speaker and panelist, both in Atlanta and nationwide. He was Georgia CIO of the Year in 2011, and is currently serving as chair for the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. 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. His commitment and dedication to community involvement is evidenced by the time and energy he contributes. 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 organization that helps other nonprofits use technology to improve their capability to serve the community. Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Delicious Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Digg Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in FaceBook Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Google Bookmarks Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Stumbleupon Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Technorati Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Twitter Submit Jay Ferro | Executive Profile | ATLANTA TREND in Twitter Social Media Corner

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