Professor David Jaffray

David Jaffray, MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Jaffray headshot

Chair of the International Advisory Board

Professor Jaffray joined The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in May 2019 as the institution’s inaugural Chief Technology and Digital Officer (CTDO), bringing more than two decades of scientific expertise and proven skill as an innovator.

In this role, he directs the strategic design, acquisition, management and implementation of an enterprise-wide technology infrastructure at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to safeguard the integrity and availability of the institution’s systems and intellectual property assets.

While overseeing the Information Services division and Information Security department, Professor Jaffray also leads efforts to advance data integration, data governance and data security across The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Houston campuses and its national network, as well as coordinate technology-enabled innovation.

Before joining the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Professor Jaffray served as the executive vice president for Technology and Innovation at the University Health Network (UHN)/Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Professor Jaffray led UHN’s information technology transformation and designed the roadmap for digital transformation.