Marcus Whitney is CEO and Co-Founder of Health: Further, a strategic advisory firm working with leading healthcare organizations to navigate disruptive change for their benefit; as well as Founding Partner of Jumpstart, a new kind of venture capital firm focused on innovative, early stage healthcare companies. Jumpstart’s seed fund, Jumpstart Foundry has a portfolio of over 60 companies including Reemo, ScriptDrop, Life Detection Technologies and Sightbox (recently sold to Johnson and Johnson Vision).
Marcus is also co-founder and co-owner of Nashville Soccer Club, the city’s professional soccer franchise in the United Soccer League (USL). Marcus has been listed in the Upstart 100 by Upstart Business Journal, Power 100 by Nashville Business Journal, and has been featured in Techcrunch, Fast Company and The Atlantic.
Marcus is a member of the board of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation and an Arts Commissioner for the city of Nashville.