Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Jerome Labat has executive responsibility for client-facing software products and technology development, including platform and product development, modernization and security.
Jerome joined Cerner in June of 2020, bringing more than 30 years' experience guiding Fortune 500 and leading global technology companies on their paths to digital transformation. He will focus on delivering Cerner’s next-generation cognitive platform and accelerating the speed of the company’s innovation.
His critical engineering expertise – inclusive of Software-as-a-Service deployment, cloud automation and product portfolio strategy – complements Cerner’s technology platform. Additionally, Jerome was an early adopter of cloud technologies such as AWS.
Prior to joining Cerner, Jerome served as CTO at Micro Focus International plc, a British multinational, pure play enterprise software and information technology business. In his approximately 20-year career at Oracle, he was vice president of infrastructure automation and development operations. In addition, he led the cloud automation business as HPE Software’s CTO.
He earned an MBA in international business administration from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion and a DEUG in economics from Université Paris X Nanterre, France. Jerome also holds six patents in software innovation.
For 40 years, we’ve worked at the intersection of health care and information technology to connect people and systems around the world. It’s our mission to relentlessly seek breakthrough innovation that will shape health care of tomorrow.
Read the latest from thought leaders at the intersection of health and care.
Be a part of something that matters. Something that affects every single person, every single day — people’s health and the care they receive.
When our clients move the meter in health care – increasing quality of care, reducing waste, and lowering costs – we celebrate their efforts and share the wisdom gained by their success.
Cerner executives and Board of Directors provide leadership for one of the leading companies in health care information technology.
We are devoted to improving the quality of life for everyone we serve. We seek to enhance communities through the development of healthy and educated individuals.
We applaud the accomplishments of our clients and associates.
We strive to align our supplier relationships to extend, enable, and maximize the benefits our clients derive from Cerner solutions.
The Board of Directors at Cerner has the responsibility to oversee management for the benefit of its owners, the shareholders. Corporate governance is one of the most important ways the Board carries out those oversight duties.
We believe we have a responsibility to our clients, associates, shareholders and the communities in which we operate to conduct our business in a manner that promotes good corporate, social and environmental governance.
Diversity and inclusion is core to our mission. Our associates make up diverse teams from across the globe, bringing unique perspectives to their work to deliver smart solutions that improve the future of health care. A promising today for an even better tomorrow.