Lawrence “Larry” Panatera

Vice President, Business Information Officer at Kaiser Permanente

Since 2004, Larry Panatera has been the Vice President and Business Information Officer for Kaiser-Permanente in Georgia. For 65 years, Kaiser Permanente has existed to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of its members and the communities it serves.

Larry is responsible for Kaiser Georgia’s electronic medical record, which is the largest in the southeastern U.S. His leadership of health care systems allows Kaiser Permanente physicians to focus on delivering evidenced-based medicine and improving the wellness of all Kaiser members.

He joined Kaiser Permanente in 2004 after being the CEO and President of his own technology company in Atlanta. He has over 25 years of experience in information technology. Prior to owning and operating his own company, Larry was VP-CIO at Bellsouth and VP-CIO at Snap-on Tools, Inc. He has worked for companies such as Pepsi, Marriott, and AT&T.

As someone who believes in giving back to the community in which he lives, Larry currently is serving on the advisory boards for Keep Cobb Beautiful and Families First.

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