NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Dec 18, 2017) – Match Point Partners LLC, a leading Digital Health advisory firm, announced today that Jody Holtzman, former head of market innovation at AARP, has joined the firm as Managing Director to lead its new Longevity and Aging Vertical.
Holtzman is uniquely accomplished, having conceived and built AARP’s first program to spark innovation in the market that benefits people over 50. Among his other accomplishments in that role, Holtzman envisioned and developed the concept and market category of the $7.6 trillion Longevity Economy; conceived and won support for AARP’s venture capital investment strategy; and created the Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch franchise, which attracted over 1,000 startup applicants with 35 of 70 finalists raising over $190 million in venture investment. Holtzman was also recognized in 2017 by Next Avenue as a Top 50 Influencer in Aging. Prior to his work at AARP, he held senior-level positions at several strategic consulting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers and FutureBrand.
“Jody is a recognized leader in the Longevity Innovation space,” said Brad Burkett, founder and Managing Partner of Match Point Partners. “We are honored to have him join our leadership team, excited about the new capacity and opportunities he brings to our clients in longevity and aging, and confident he will make a significant impact on our clients’ businesses.”
Holtzman added, “I am thrilled to be joining Match Point. The firm’s proven success in navigating the complexities of the healthcare marketplace is highly relevant to advanced technology and associated client services. I look forward to working with the firm’s seasoned professional team in a variety of areas, as we seek to assist an even wider range of companies.”
About Match Point Partners LLC
Headquartered in New York City, Match Point Partners is a strategy and financial Digital Health advisory firm, providing a unique blend of value-added strategic, operating and investment banking services to emerging middle market healthcare and technology firms. Our team of experienced entrepreneurs, bankers, and operators collaborates to develop and execute creative, innovative and often out-of-the-box solutions to help our clients achieve superior value. For more information, please visit www.mppartnersllc.com.
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