Managing Director - Digital Health Hartford Accelerator

Managing Director - Digital Health Hartford Accelerator

This is a unique opportunity to impact the health industry by enabling the application of transformative technology at the intersection of leading startups and major health industry players. 

Rainmaking is hiring a Managing Director to run an innovation and accelerator program based in Hartford, Connecticut, focused on Digital Health. The program is backed by Hartford Health, a major health system with assets across the entire health value chain, Trinity College and CT Next, a state backed innovation agency. It is anticipated other major corporations will join the consortium shortly.  

As the Managing Director of the program you will be in charge of leading the program, by driving engagement between the startups and the partners of the program and by continuing to build and strengthen the program’s position in the market.

We’re looking for someone who ticks as many of the following boxes as possiblem, and the first one is non-negotiable ;) :

- You are a great match with our strong and value driven culture (see below)
- You have 5-10 years of experience working with startups, growth companies and/or in the corporate world. Preferably a mix of both startup and corporate experience
- You are an experienced program leader and have managed complex projects
- You have experience running programs such as accelerators, corporate incubators, innovation programs or startup challenges
- You have experience as a founder or early employee
- You've interacted with founders, investors and with corporate executives 
- You are organized, action- and service-oriented; you are a self starter with focus on execution and speed
- You have developed networking and communication skills
- You have excellent business development skills and a high degree of commercial understanding and cultural sensitivity

What we offer:

- A unique culture focusing on three strong values: being entrepreneurial, being impactful and being kind. Read our culture book here
- A great working environment and awesome colleagues
- A fun and challenging role with lots of room to influence how things get done
- An opportunity to work with some of the world’s best startups transforming the health industry 
- A platform designed to create meaningful partnerships between startups and partners of the program
- A genuine path to be a happy and whole person with flexible and independent work environment so you can have time to carve out for your friends and family

About you
You love startups, founders and technology
You want to improve people's lives by driving innovation in health care
Ideally you have both significant startup founder and healthcare industry experience
You love mentoring and influencing startup founders
You are an independent self starter… but you enjoy being part of a family
You are an influencer with advanced communication skills
You are a consummate networker
You are action oriented and highly persistent

About Rainmaking Innovation
We are the people behind Startupbootcamp, the global accelerator with 75 programs on four continents behind us 
We are a fast growing innovation execution engine 
We are a partnership of serial entrepreneurs with a mix of corporate and startup backgrounds 
We are 150+ passionate innovators distributed across 12 offices
We’ve worked with 100 of the Fortune 500 
We’re at the intersection of startups, corporates, investors and talent