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Douglas Braunstein


Douglas Braunstein is Vice Chairman of Wells Fargo, and Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital.

Mr. Braunstein has over 35 years of industry experience and held a variety of executive management roles during his 20-year tenure at JPMorgan Chase & Co, including Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman. He was also head of JPMorgan’s Americas Investment Banking, head of Global M&A, and global head of Industry Coverage. In addition to serving as Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital, a value-oriented investment firm, Doug has served on the board of six public companies, including as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Talkspace, Inc. Doug has been an advisor to numerous boards and management teams, offering counsel in the planning, structuring, and implementation of a full range of corporate finance solutions and strategic alternatives. He has been involved in nearly $1 trillion in transactions throughout his career. Doug is a member of the Weill Cornell Board of Fellows, having recently completed 12 years as a Cornell University board member, including serving as vice chair of the board of trustees. He also serves on Harvard Law School’s Dean’s Advisory Board and is a member of the UJA of Greater New York’s Wall Street and Financial Services Division.

Doug received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1983 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986. He is based in New York City.

Chairman of the Board