INVESTMENT TEAM

Jonathan Gordon

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Jonathan Gordon is Director of NYP Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of New York-Presbyterian, where he is responsible for managing the hospital’s venture investment fund, building strategic partnerships and managing the hospital’s IP portfolio. Previously, Jon was a Director in the Hospital’s Office of Strategy, where he worked on projects ranging from launching the hospital’s Medicare accountable care organization to building a telehealth program. Jon is also Director of the Health Policy Center at New York-Presbyterian, which advocates for the role of Academic Health Centers in developing solutions for the American healthcare system. Jon serves on faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine, and teaches about healthcare transformation. Prior to joining NYP, Jon helped found and served as Chief Operating Officer of EveryDay Medical, an e-commerce-based provider of durable medical equipment. Jon is a Mentor for the German Accelerator and Blueprint Health incubator, a board member for NYCEDC’s Digital Health Breakthrough Network and a Director of Costs of Care, a not-for-profit dedicated to increasing cost awareness among clinicians. Jon holds a BA cum laude from Princeton University and an MBA with honors from Columbia Business School.

 

Todd Cohen

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Todd Cohen is a Senior Investment Analyst at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital working with the Office of Investments and NYP Ventures.  Todd joined NewYork-Presbyterian in 2016 and focuses on the Hospital’s private and illiquid investment portfolios.  Prior to joining the Hospital, Todd was a Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”), working for the Financial Stability Oversight Council (“FSOC”) to advise the Treasury Secretary and other financial regulatory leaders on financial policy reform initiatives.  At FSOC, Todd led multi-agency analytical teams to conduct reviews of nonbank financial companies as systemically important financial institutions.  Prior to Treasury, Todd was a Vice President in the capital markets and derivatives groups at Bank of America in New York and Tokyo.  Todd, a CFA Charterholder, graduated with a Bachelor of Science from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

 

Parth Desai

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Parth is a Senior Associate at NYP Ventures responsible for supporting New York-Presbyterian's venture investment fund, conducting diligence on potential investments, building strategic partnerships and supporting the hospital's IP portfolio. Prior to joining NYP Ventures, Parth was a health care strategy consultant at Deloitte Consulting developing corporate growth strategies and advising mergers & acquisitions for leading providers, payers and technology companies. Prior to Deloitte, Parth was a health policy analyst for the state of Massachusetts. In this role, he primarily worked with the Patrick administration to manage reform of the pharmaceutical compounding industry, authoring legislation signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick and used by the FDA to model national regulations. Parth earned his B.S. in Biology from Boston College, M.S. in Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine and MPH in Health Management from Boston University School of Public Health.  

 

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