Mr. Jason E. Klein
CEO, On Grid Ventures LLC
Jason E. Klein is founder and CEO of On Grid Ventures LLC, an early stage investment firm which invests primarily in software businesses which build on location-based technology. He is also Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York and a partner at Yard Ventures, a venture fund centered around Harvard alumni. Mr. Klein is on several advisory boards including JustRivals, EnerKnol, Walc, and PageScience. Mr Klein was previously CEO of Newspaper National Network LP, a partnership of 25 leading US newspaper companies; and CEO of Times Mirror Magazines, a leading publisher with 25 titles including Golf Magazine and Popular Science. Mr. Klein raised $900 million in private capital for acquisitions of media properties following the sale of Times Mirror Co, including founding Healthy Living Media with North Castle Partners.
He is also a founder of MDconsult.com, a SaaS subscription-based information service for medical professional, now owned by Elsevier Science, and a former McKinsey and Bain strategy consultant.
Mr. Klein holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB from Dartmouth College in Computer Science, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. He has served on the board of the New York City Police Foundation since 1999, and is a past Chairman of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. Mr. Klein was recognized by Media Magazine as one of “100 People to Know” in the media industry, and by Alley Watch as one of “25 Angels Investors in NY You Need to Know.” Twitter: @JKNews.