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Jonathan Weiner

Venture Partner

Healthcare/FinTech

"Never compromise on people; surround yourself with A+ thinking, people you like, trust and respect. Apply the same rule to your companies and investors."

Jonathan, a Venture Partner since 2014, focuses on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in financial services technology and healthcare information services.

 

A recognized leader and entrepreneur with over a decade of creating and managing successful ventures, Jonathan previously was Head of Global Business Development for Google Wallet and Payments. He also founded and serves as Chairman and CEO of HLTH: The Future of Healthcare Conference that emphasizes innovation in healthcare. Along with Oak HC/FT Venture Partner Anil Aggarwal, Jonathan founded Money2020, the leading event for innovators in emerging payments and financial services, and Shoptalk, a leading global retail and e-commerce conference.

 

Jonathan was among the founding management team and directors of TxVia, a payments processor acquired by Google.  Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of TSYS Prepaid, a unit of TSYS following its acquisition of Clarity Payment Solutions, which Jonathan founded and served as President and Chief Operating Officer. He was the recipient of the 2012 Paybefore Industry Achievement Award.

 

He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

 

Lightning Round with Jonathan

  • Go-to Karaoke song?

    Being a Boston Red Sox fan it is Sweet Caroline of course.

  • Dream vacation?

    I have never been on Safari.  Looking to cross that off my bucket list in the next few years.

  • The first thing you do every morning is…

    Wake up my kids for school because one of them inevitably sleeps through their alarm!

  • What was your first job?

    My first job was washing dishes mopping floors and cleaning bathrooms in a VERY greasy kitchen.

  • If you had one superpower, what would it be?

    Teleportation. I would love to eliminate all the time we waste from getting from point A to point B.

Investing in the Future of Healthcare and FinTech