Dr. Paul Terry

paul-terry-crop-bwDr. Paul Terry

CEO, PHEMI Systems

As CEO of PHEMI Systems, a big data warehouse company, Paul combines his visionary approach to technology and 10 years of experience in healthcare to enable enterprises across industries to capitalize on their data and become data-driven innovators.

Paul is also an adjunct professor in big data at Simon Fraser University, where he lectures on technology, strategy, and product management for the MBA program at SFU. He is a sought-after speaker on data innovation and strategy.

Additionally, Paul serves on the Board of Directors for Providence Health Care, a Canadian healthcare organization with over 9,000 workers across 16 sites, advising on its subcommittees for innovation, quality, EMR, and next-generation data strategies in healthcare. Paul serves on the Boards of Directors for Genome BC, Life Sciences BC, and Molecular You, and is an advisor to the BC provincial government on next-generation data strategies. He is a member of the BC Institute for Health Innovation and serves on Genome BC’s Health Strategy Task Force.

Prior to his experience in healthcare and venture capital, Paul was the CTO and cofounder of OctigaBay Systems – a pioneer in high-performance computing – which was acquired by Cray Inc., the world leader in supercomputing. He was also the cofounder and CTO of Abatis Systems, which was acquired by Redback Networks in one of the largest technology acquisitions in Canadian history.