Jonathan S.

Senior executive with 20+ years in Medtech & Biotech, with expertise in IT of life sciences

United States of America

Jonathan Sheffi’s career has touched nearly every aspect of enterprise life sciences IT, spanning technology, science, strategy, and sales to build a multidisciplinary perspective that has helped pre-...see more

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom
  • Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director of Product Management

Stealth Startup
7 months
Current position
May 2022 - Present
Sixth employee and first technical hire at startup funded by high-profile venture investors. Developed first organizational plan, job descriptions, and product tools & processes for pro...see more

Entrepreneur in Residence

Veeva Systems
1 year
Jan 2021 - Jan 2022
• First-ever EIR, reporting to head of corporate development. • Diligenced new markets and presented fundable business plans for new lines of business to CEO.

Senior Product Manager, Life Sciences, Google Cloud

2 years
Jan 2019 - Jan 2021
My team's products and partnerships helped life sciences companies leverage Google's world-class cloud computing and machine learning technologies to transform their organizations.

Product Manager, Life Sciences, Google Cloud

2 years
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
• Completed Genomics API turnaround, winning Feats of Engineering award. • Product leader for NIH STRIDES partnership, bringing massive amounts of new data to Google Cloud. • Recruited ...see more

Venture Partner

NextGen Venture Partners
8 years
Current position
Jan 2015 - Present
NextGen Venture Partners typically invests $1-2 million in seed-stage companies. Venture Partners are founders and innovators across the country whose expertise support NextGen's portfo...see more


Rock Health
3 months
May 2012 - Aug 2012
Founded in 2010, Rock Health supports digital health entrepreneurs through a startup accelerator, research, and public events.

Co-founder | VP of Customer & Business Development; Interim CEO

5 years
Jan 2012 - Jan 2017
Curoverse was acquired by Veritas Genetics in 2017. (Veritas was acquired by LetsGetChecked in 2022.) Founding member of open-source biomedical data platform company, leading customer ...see more

Associate Director, Commercial Operations

Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics
1 year
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Led contracting strategy and execution. Reported to VP of Commercial Operations, Americas Region. • Led US sales force restructuring and incentive compensation redesign • Led reenginee...see more

Summer Associate, Office of the CEO Chief of Staff

Life Technologies
2 months
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
• Reported to CEO and COO on economics of oncologists’ business practices, guiding company’s entry into molecular medicine. • Co-authored deal proposal for prospective genomic medicine ...see more

Intern, Office of Biotechnology Products

FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
2 months
May 2009 - Jul 2009
Spearheaded two public safety analysis projects: • Studied adverse event data across seven biologic companies to identify and mitigate manufacturing variations in human growth hormone t...see more

MBA Class of 2011

Harvard Business School
2 years
Jan 2009 - Jan 2011
Elective coursework included: • General Management: Process & Action • Managing Human Capital • Managing, Organizing and Negotiating for Value • Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in ...see more

Senior Biopharmaceutical Representative, Dermatology

2 years
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
Led $10M, 100-prescriber territory, educating Oregon & Washington physicians on psoriatic disease states, patient use, and safety & efficacy of Enbrel, the world’s best-selling biologic...see more

Marketing Analysis Manager, Nephrology

1 year
Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
• Uncovered data defect and notified vendor, impacting the entire pharmaceutical industry. • Identified $500M in untapped market opportunity from a $2.5B market, presented to head of ...see more

Business Analyst

2 years
Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
Supported eight healthcare client teams. • Optimized cross-portfolio marketing mix, and analyzed induced demand and coverage gap impact for portfolio brands of $31B pharmaceutical compa...see more

Research Assistant, Genomic Medicine

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
9 months
Aug 2003 - May 2004
• Designed and implemented a novel algorithm that accurately and concisely modeled human genomic variation and enabled more powerful and insightful disease association studies. • Thesis...see more

Program Manager Intern

3 months
May 2003 - Aug 2003
Coordinated a team of developers and testers towards the design and implementation of new user interface features in a bug tracking and test case management tool.


OPNET Technologies, Inc.
1 month
Mar 2003 - Apr 2003

Independent Developer

Transoft, Inc.
6 years
Jan 1997 - Jan 2003
• Created ShipSmart, a supply chain optimization tool intended for educational use. The product demonstrated how variability in both market demand and transportation services affect opt...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Medtech
  • Drug Discovery / Clinical Research
  • Internet
  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Product Management
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Business Development