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Jonathan Hare

Founding Strategic Advisor

Jonathan Hare is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive, and has held a variety of executive roles spanning strategy, product management, software development, strategic alliances, and marketing over a twenty year career. He was founder and CEO of Consilient, Inc. an internet software firm which pioneered XML - based collaborative application technology.

Earlier, he was founding CEO of Evolve software, an enterprise software vendor which pioneered a new application market, and went public in 2000. Jonathan has held executive, management and technical positions at Teseract, Microsoft, Cornerstone Research, Strategic Planning Associates, and Impell Corporation.

Jonathan has broad expertise in internet and enterprise software, security and privacy technology, electronic health records, healthcare policy, etc. He is a member of the Health IT Standards Panel's Security and Privacy Technical Committee, the Identity Credential Management Working Group, and the Markle Foundation Consumer Authentication Working Group. He is a member of the Markle Foundation Personal Health Technology Council.

Jonathan is a noted expert in the application of complex adaptive systems theory to enterprise software and business processes, and a regular participant in cross-disciplinary symposia at the Santa Fe Institute and Aspen Institute. He is the Chairman of the E.O Wilson Foundation technical advisory board.

Jonathan received his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He was a Regents and Chancellors Scholar at UC Berkeley, where he majored in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.