Episode 18: James Jordan, President/CEO at Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
James F. Jordan is President/CEO at Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse and a healthcare professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Jordan is an accomplished Fortune 20-level executive with strong experience in the industry, consulting, and academia and is a recognized expert in market development and guiding the successful formation of entrepreneurial start-up businesses in the life sciences and healthcare industries. Prior to joining the PLSG, Mr. Jordan served as Senior Vice President of a $3 billion division of McKesson Corporation and at Johnson & Johnson. He has leveraged this experience in several startup ventures and is active on several boards of directors. His experience also includes consulting engagements with numerous companies, including Medtronic, Frost & Sullivan, and Otsuka Pharmaceutical.
Most recently, Mr. Jordan published his second book, The Intellectual Property Pyramid Assessment: A Novel Method for Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage. This is a complement to his first book, Innovation, Commercialization, and Start-Ups in Life Sciences, which provides expert guidance for start-up life sciences companies, from initiation to exit. His third book, to be published in 2019, is titled, Health Systems: an Overview. This book details the U.S. healthcare system, market, and business models. A supporting website is at www.HealthCareData.Center. Mr. Jordan’s health system projects span population health management modeling, value assessment modeling, reimbursement strategies, clinical informatics, care team coordination, and supply-chain and lean six-sigma optimizations.