Healthbox is Hiring: Director, Innovation Consulting

by Healthbox07-10-2018


Healthbox is Hiring: Director, Innovation Consulting

Healthbox is Hiring: Director, Innovation Consulting


Role: Director, Innovation Consulting

Location: Chicago, Illinois 

Start Date: August 2018


Healthbox is seeking a creative, passionate, and driven leader with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our Innovation Consulting team. The position will be focused on supporting and delivering many of our innovation services, including Foundry, Commercialization Analysis, Catalyst, Digital Strategy, Workshops, and others. 

The role includes the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously lead multiple innovation service offerings, driving project and communications plans, overseeing operations, and managing both clients and project P&Ls
  • Establish trusting, strong relationships with client leaders and other key stakeholders, ensuring successful execution of innovation strategies
  • Be a digital health thought leader maintaining up-to-date knowledge on industry and technology trends, as well as speaking at events/conferences and overseeing development of Healthbox opinion-driven content
  • Lead a team of analysts, associates, and/or managers, driving their professional development and establishing an energizing and supportive team environment 
  • Support the full life-cycle of business-development opportunities, from prospecting to closing opportunities with both existing and new clients
  • As needed, oversee additional internal needs, including by not limited to: recommending, designing, and executing plans for team training; developing and iterating on hiring processes; etc.
  • Across all client projects and other initiatives, delegate upwards, laterally, and downwards to effectively coordinate Healthbox activities


  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or MHA degree preferred
  • 8+ years work experience, primarily within healthcare or technology industries
  • Strong understanding of healthcare sales cycles and desire to contribute to business development initiatives
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset; responds well to and enjoys change
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills)
  • Highly collaborative work-style, pragmatic, and resourceful problem-solver
  • Exceptional work ethic and drive
  • Intellectual curiosity above and beyond their defined role
  • Capability and desire to build relationships and network within the healthcare industry
  • Experience working across multiple complex projects at once
  • Demonstrated leadership, vision, and strategy: this candidate must be able to think at a high level to influence strategy and mission, while also being able to get “in the weeds” and execute flawlessly on operational problems
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of time required, but Chicago-based
  • Authorization to work in the US. Healthbox will not sponsor visas.
  • Knack to have fun!


In addition to seeking a candidate with the right qualifications and skills, we are also seeking an individual that aligns with Healthbox’s core values: 

Embody Humble Confidence: We are confident because our passion drives us to perfect our craft and humble because we help our partners solve wicked problems.

Be Radically Candid: We care personally about each other and challenge each other directly to support our personal and professional growth.

Demonstrate Trust and Respect: Obsessed with producing exceptional results, we hold each other accountable, treat each other well, and help each other without expectation.

Punch Above our Weight: We are scrappy and resilient, and we embrace the hustle – facing challenges head-on.

Have Fun and Reflect: Our clients and partners are energized from being around us. We never forget that we are lucky to do what we love.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, PTO, life & disability insurance, 401(k) program, a flexible spending account, and casual office dress code. 


Healthbox provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Healthbox complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Healthbox expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Healthbox’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining your story and how Healthbox aligns with your professional goals to Kate Berman ( and Neil Patel ( Unfortunately we cannot respond to every inquiry. We will contact you if there is a potential fit with the open position. Thank you for your interest.

About Healthbox

Healthbox is a healthcare innovation services firm that leading organizations trust with decisions on when and how to build, buy, or partner to adopt new technologies. We were the first to combine investing experience and consulting services in a way that is strategic, objective, and actionable for providers, payors, and others across the healthcare landscape. Our perspective and expertise drives innovation from inside organizations to rapidly deliver dynamic results. We are proud to work with healthcare leaders who share our passion for building, harnessing, and advancing solutions to empower the reinvention of healthcare.Healthbox is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HIMSS, the leading global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology.


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