Leadership & Directors

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Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Braunstein is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital. Mr. Braunstein has over 30 years of industry experience and held a variety of leadership positions during his 20-year tenure at JPMorgan Chase & Co., including Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Head of
Chairman of the Board
Jon R. Cohen, M.D.
Director
Jon R. Cohen, M.D., is prior Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BioReference Laboratories and Senior Vice President of OPKO Health (NASDAQ: OPK). Dr. Cohen brings 30 years of healthcare industry strategy and operating experience to Talkspace, including healthcare insurance, hospital
Michael Hansen
Director
Michael Hansen is Chief Executive Officer of Cengage Group, a global edtech company providing affordable, quality digital products and services that enable student choice. Hansen has deep experience leading organizations through digital transformation.
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Director
Madhu Pawar is a Managing Director at Google and Carnegie Mellon University's Adjunct Professor of Analytics in Healthcare. At Google, Ms. Pawar manages the sales analytics and solutions organizations that drive the SMB Adwords business globally. Prior to Google, Ms.
Independent Director
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Director
Erez Shachar has served as a member of Talkspace’s board of directors since August 2017. Mr. Shachar is the co-founder and managing partner of Qumra Capital Management Ltd., a venture capital firm founded in 2014. Since 2004, Mr. Shachar has also served as managing partner of Evergreen Venture
Independent Director
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Director
Curtis Warfield is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Windham Advisors LLC, a private equity and strategic advisory firm that offers innovative business solutions for companies operating in the technology and healthcare sectors, and other industries. Mr.
Independent Director
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Director
Jacqueline Yeaney is Executive Vice President of Marketing at Tableau, a Salesforce Company, that offers the world's leading analytics platform. Ms. Yeaney started her career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, and then as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
Independent Director