Sherry N. Farrugia
Chief Operating and Strategy Officer
Pediatric Technology Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Director, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Partnership
As a Strategic Partners Officer for Georgia Tech Sherry works closely with corporate leaders to develop partnerships between companies and campus. By understanding their business and technology interests and applying an in-depth knowledge of Georgia Tech’s expertise, research initiatives and health information technology, Sherry develop the connections and collaboration models that best meet a company’s strategic goals, specifically as it relates to Health IT. This includes providing insight into the innovations, new technologies and start up ventures developed at Georgia Tech.
Prior to Georgia Tech, Sherry was senior vice president of gBehavior, a company that delivers custom-designed behavior modification solutions to the self-insured to measurably change behavior in health and wellness, ultimately reducing the cost of providing health care to its employees. She also co-founded and sold a health care IT company to McKesson HBO & Company in the early ’90s whose technology was focused on point-of-care documentation and tracking both clinical and financial outcomes – technology McKesson is still using in their systems today.