Michael Fahey has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) at PATH, where he will advance the organization’s digital transformation work, including development of a next-generation technology strategy. Mr. Fahey will lead a team that oversees global information technology (IT) services and supports innovative projects in more than 70 countries.
“Michael’s experience directing high-morale, high-performance information technology teams in complex global organizations will be key as we continue to digitally transform PATH operations and deliver programs focused on digital innovation and data that drive health equity in partner countries,” said Olivia Polius, PATH’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance, Technology, and Infrastructure.
Mr. Fahey brings more than 20 years of experience leading information technology teams at global health and health care nonprofits, and in the commercial and financial sectors. Most recently, Mr. Fahey was CIO for LoanPal, one of the nation’s top 20 private banking lenders. Prior to that, Mr. Fahey spent eight years with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as Director of Global Technology Services, including 18 months as interim CIO. As a member of the executive leadership team, Mr. Fahey drove technology innovation as the foundation grew from 400 local staff to more than 2,000, and helped build out a regional office strategy and the new state-of-the-art Seattle campus. Mr. Fahey also worked in technology for the nonprofit Community Health Plan of Washington, a local Medicare/Medicaid provider serving Washington’s rural and underserved populations.
“I look forward to engaging and collaborating with the talented staff across PATH to help define, develop, and execute an IT strategy that continues to help PATH deliver on the mission of improving the health of people around the world,” Mr. Fahey said.
Mr. Fahey holds a BA in business administration from Seattle University.
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, PATH saves lives and improves health, especially among women and children. Accelerating innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—PATH harnesses its entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, PATH takes innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. With these key partners, PATH delivers measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Learn more at www.path.org.
Posted May 4, 2018.