Executive Team

Douglas L. Braunstein
Douglas L. Braunstein
Founder & Managing Partner

Doug Braunstein is Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital since 2015 and is the President and Chairman of Hudson Executive Investment Corp. II and III. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Talkspace, Inc. and on the Board of Directors of Cantaloupe, Inc. (formerly USA Technologies).

Doug has over 30 years of industry experience and held a variety of positions during his tenure at JPMorgan Chase & Co. which include Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, and member of the Company's Operating Committee. He was also Head of JPMorgan's Americas Investment Banking, Global M&A, and Global Head of Industry Coverage. He served as a member of JPMorgan's Executive Committee and the Investment Bank Management Committee for over a decade.

Doug has been an advisor to numerous boards and management teams in the planning, structuring and implementation of the full range of corporate finance solutions. He has worked on over $1 trillion in transactions. Doug previously served on the boards of Cardtronics plc, Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc., and Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Doug is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University, and serves as chair of the Finance Committee and holds seats on the Executive Committee, Compensation Committee and the Investment Committee. He also serves on Harvard Law School's Dean's Advisory Board and is a co-chair of Harvard College Fund Parent’s Executive Committee. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York and a member of the UJA of Greater New York's Wall Street and Financial Services Division.

Doug received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1983 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986.

Doug Bergeron
Douglas G. Bergeron
Managing Partner

Doug Bergeron is a Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital and the CEO of Hudson Executive Investment Corp. II and III. Doug has been a trusted advisor and co-investor at the Firm since 2015. He has been instrumental in several investments as a CEO Partner of the firm, most prominently Cardtronics and Cantaloupe (formerly USA Technologies). He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Cantaloupe, Inc.

Doug has over 35 years of industry experience including 12 years as CEO of VeriFone, one of the world’s largest and most recognized financial technologies companies. During his tenure, VeriFone’s sales grew from $297M to $2 billion, and enterprise value grew from $50M to over $5 billion.

Doug started his career with SunGard Data Systems and rose to become CEO of SunGard Brokerage Systems Group. As a result of his decade at SunGard and his years working with private equity sponsors, he is widely recognized as a technology turnaround expert with deep operational skills and a worldwide expert network of partner executives.

Doug is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a five-time delegate to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and previously was on the Board of Overseers at The Hoover Institute at Stanford University.

Doug received his B.A (Hons) from York University in Toronto, his M.S. from the University of Southern California, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) from York University.