Jack Chou

Senior Advisor

“I’m thrilled to work with the fantastic team at Oak HC/FT, and I’m excited to help entrepreneurs solve challenges in two industries that affect people every day.”

Jack Chou serves as a Senior Advisor to Oak HC/FT to work with our portfolio on product development. Jack will leverage his experience building software and scaling companies to help our entrepreneurs build the products that are making a difference in Healthcare and FinTech.


Over the last decade, Jack has worked with several prominent and successful software companies. Most recently, he was Chief Product Officer at Affirm where he led a team of product managers, designers and marketers to define and build the scaling FinTech startup's products and brand. Prior to Affirm, Jack was Head of Product at Pinterest, helping to grow the visual discovery service to hundreds of millions of users around the globe. He previously was a startup founder and led the Marketing Solutions business at LinkedIn, and he began his career at Oracle and Google.

Lightning Round with Jack

  • What is your spirit animal?

    Definitely a grizzly bear.


  • Dream vacation?

    Any place with (1) fantastic food and (2) simple, stimulating things for my kids to explore, with or without my wife and me.

  • What book have you read again and again?

    The Happiness Hypothesis, by Jonathan Haidt

  • The first thing you do every morning is…

    Start heating some water to make coffee and plot out how we're possibly going to get the kids to school on-time :).


  • Last country visited

    Mexico. Mérida on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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