Grand Challenge Scholar in Residence

Spring 2018

Jon Puz

Thursday, March 15, 2018

4:30 - 5:30pm

102 Benton Hall

Jon PuzJon Puz is a healthcare entrepreneur who has served as a leader in driving the growth of several successful for-profit and non-profit organizations. Jon received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Science and Systems Analysis from Miami University. Before pursuing his MBA, Jon served in Deloitte Consulting’s Healthcare Practice, where he worked with hospitals and other healthcare organizations around the country. Jon is currently a Blavatnik Fellow Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard University. In this role, Jon is leveraging his experience starting and building companies to collaborate with physicians, researchers and technologists from across the Harvard affiliated hospitals to accelerate innovation and start new companies.

Jon previously helped build three different healthcare companies. He was a member of the founding team that built a pharmacy company focused on improving the medication adherence of patients with chronic conditions. He led the team that wrote the business plan for and then helped launched a non-profit diagnostics company. He was also the first employee at a company focused on leveraging big data to improve how hospitals interact with patients.

He actively volunteers through serving as Co-President for the HBS Healthcare Alumni Association and as a Director for the Cambridge Running Club.

In his free time, Jon enjoys running, sports and socializing with family and friends. Although Jon and his wife currently live in Boston, Massachusetts, he grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and still roots for the RedHawks, Buckeyes and Browns.