Pierpont Vice President of Digital Strategy Chris Ferris recently joined the Texas Medical Center (TMC) Innovation Institute Advisor Network.
His background and expertise in digital strategy and marketing, along with his years of experience within hospital systems and digital health startups, make him a valuable addition to the innovation center located in the TMC.
In his new role, Ferris will be offering lectures to TMC Innovation Institute participants and holding remote office hours, leveraging his PhD in Health Policy and current role teaching digital marketing to MBA students at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University (Rice Business). He joins a network of advisors that represent various fields and provide a range of expertise from entrepreneurship, investor, clinical, technical, legal guidance and more.
The TMC Innovation Institute is a unique learning environment aimed at impacting the health care industry through the collaboration of medicine and cutting-edge technology from around the world. The program works to unite promising innovators with the best minds in academia, science and medicine. The TMC Innovation Institute Advisor Network is an integral piece in the success of the overall program, providing strategic and tactical guidance to the innovation community.