Group CIO & Global VP, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson
Larry Jones is a purpose-driven leader that delivers transformational change with key principles of business process integration, agile approaches, and next-generation technology solutions. During his 30-year tenure, he has led significant projects and programs in Johnson & Johnson across Pharmaceuticals and Hospital Medical Devices. An experienced technology professional in Healthcare, he is the CIO for one of the largest medical device companies in the world. As a member of the $27B Medical Device senior leadership team, he led initiatives to drive lean business processes, cloud-based solutions, and integrated insights. Currently, he is focused on driving digital surgery IOT connectivity solutions for the company’s surgical robotics and machine learning platforms in Oncology, Orthopedics, and General Surgery. Larry is currently working on several technology-related joint ventures within the sector. Leveraging agile principles as a lean approach to achieving business results, he has sponsored program execution with 50+ agile teams in Medical Devices. In 2019 Larry was honored by ITSMF and The Harlem Fine Arts Society for African American Lifetime Achievement in Technology. He was also a finalist for InspireCIO’s NY/NJ CIO of the year for 2019. Recently, he was recognized as one of the “Top 50 CIOs” by the National Diversity and Leadership Council for 2020. He also serves a member of the New Jersey CIO Governing Body.