Chair, Industry Advisory Board
Dr. Jonathan Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught since 1992. He is also the director of the Health Care Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he is a research associate. He is also an associate editor of both the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Health Economics.
Dr. Gruber has been heavily involved in crafting public health policy. He was an architect of the 2006 Massachusetts healthcare reform legislation and a key advisor to the Obama Administration and Congress in developing the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. As Chair of Flare Capital’s Industry Advisory Board, he will work with twenty of some of the most influential members in the healthcare industry to provide insights and depth of domain knowledge from all corners of healthcare. Dr. Gruber will offer valuable industry and academic contacts for Flare Capital’s portfolio companies to leverage.
Dr. Gruber earned his B.S. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1992.