Dr. Maurice R. Ferré was the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of MAKO Surgical Corp, serving from 2004 until the acquisition of the company by Stryker Corp. for $1.7 billion in 2014.
In June 2007, Dr. Ferré received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award for emerging companies in Florida. In 1993, he founded Visualization Technology, Inc., a medical device company for image-guided surgery, where he served as Chief Executive Officer until 2002 when the company was acquired by GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of the General Electric Company. Dr. Ferré served as Vice President of Strategic Development for GE Navigation, a Division of GE Healthcare, until 2004.
Dr. Ferré holds an M.D. and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Boston University.