Maurice Ferré, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Maurice Ferré, MD is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of MAKO Surgical Corp. Recently, MAKO was ranked as the number one fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™. In June 2007, he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award for emerging companies in Florida. In 1993, Dr. Ferré founded Visualization Technology, Inc., a medical device company for image-guided surgery, where he served as Chief Executive Officer until April 2002 when Visualization Technology 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 from April 2002 until April 2004. In May 2004, Dr. Ferré became the Chief Executive Officer of Z-KAT, Inc., a surgical navigation device company, which eventually spun-off the orthopedic robotics segment that became the basis for the founding of MAKO Surgical. He holds an MD and an MPH from Boston University.