Dr Jonathan Weiss is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HealthEngine, a healthcare technology company that provides consumers with a platform to shop for healthcare services the way they shop for virtually every other important purchase.
Physician-led and aligned, HealthEngine also uniquely empowers physicians with tools to enable consumers and fellow colleagues to learn more about their clinical practices, while helping their patients to access and choose high-quality care at lower costs.
An experienced healthcare entrepreneur who has focused his professional career on partnering with physicians to improve the affordability of high-quality healthcare for consumers, Jonathan has founded and led multiple international and domestic healthcare companies over the past 15 years. Previously he was co-founder, CEO and director of several companies, including Nations Healthcare. This was one of the largest diagnostic and surgery centre companies contracted in the United Kingdom to build, staff and manage hospitals diagnosing and treating 300,000 patients annually. Subsequently, Jonathan was co-founder and director of both Endeavour Health and Premier Health Partners, operating in the primary health and obstetric fields respectively throughout the UK and Europe.
Jonathan is a medical doctor and he has also earned law, business, and economics/policy qualifications. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine and Booth School of Business, having completed an MD and an MBA under Chicago's dual degree programme. He was educated as a lawyer, receiving his BA degree from Oxford University, and he additionally holds an MSc in Health Economics and Policy from Stanford University and a BA in Government from Harvard University.
Jonathan often acts as a director and/or consultant to international companies, including Fortune 100 US insurers and medical management firms; he serves as an elected director on one of the Chancellor’s boards at Oxford University; is a nonexecutive director on behalf of IDTM, a Swedish company with international operations in the sports drug testing industry; and is a Co-opted Trustee of the RMBI elderly care homes portfolio.
Jonathan is currently the 2012 Oxford University Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and similarly served as an Executive-in-Residence at Chicago Booth in London. Through these and other endeavours, Jonathan often mentors alumni and faculty entrepreneurs and business executives through affiliations at universities, including Oxford, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago’s business programmes and venture competitions. In the past eight years, he had led or co-led on more than $500 million in company financing and capital raises.