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.
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