Mary C. Finlay, MBA

Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Mary Finlay is a former faculty member at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she directed multiple executive education programs, including Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers, and the Program for Chairs of Clinical Services. She also taught strategy and IT management classes. She currently provides executive coaching as well as consulting services in the areas of IT organization, project management, strategy and staff development. Her consulting, teaching, and coaching experience spans a range of industries including healthcare, technology, higher education, manufacturing, consulting, and banking.

Previous positions include Professor of Practice at the Simmons School of Management, Deputy Chief Information Officer of Partners HealthCare System, Inc. and Chief Information Officer of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Former roles include being Chair of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, a faculty member for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive (CHIME) CIO Boot camp, and an appointed member of the Governor’s Information Technology Advisory Board.

She has been recognized with leadership awards from the Boston Business Journal, the Simmons School of Management, CIO, the New England Business and Technology Association, YearUp, and Babson College’s Center for Information Management Studies.

She holds an MBA from the Simmons School of Management and a BA in Psychology from Allegheny College.