Douglas L. Braunstein
Founder & Managing Partner
Doug Braunstein is Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital since 2015. Doug currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Talkspace, Inc.
Doug has over 35 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 and strategic alternatives. He has worked on over $1 trillion in transactions throughout his career. Doug previously served as interim-CEO of Talkspace, Inc. and on the boards of several public companies including Cantaloupe, Inc., 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 on the Executive Committee and the Investment Committee. He is a member of the Weill Cornell Medicine Board of Fellows. He also serves on Harvard Law School’s Dean’s Advisory Board and is 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.
Douglas G. Bergeron
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 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.