Craig Jones

Executive Chairman and President

Craig Jones serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at InnoCentive. He is a 30-year veteran of the venture capital and private equity industry and has served as Chairman and Board member of many successful software and healthcare companies. Mr. Jones was most recently on the Board of Advisors and the first institutional investor of HealthDataInsights (sold to HMS Holdings for $400 million) and on the Board of Directors of TC3 Health (sold to Emdeon for over $100 million).

He has invested extensively in over 50 innovative companies, including those in the healthcare IT, healthcare services, SaaS, and internet sectors. For the past several years, Mr. Jones has been angel investing in later stage secondary positions in companies such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and He is also on the Board of Directors of Construction Software Technologies and Chairman of the Board of eStudySite and National Research Institute.

Mr. Jones is the founding Managing Partner of Ticonderoga Capital where recent software investment successes include AFS Technologies (sold to Goldman Sachs) and IRTH (sold to Crane Group). Mr. Jones has overseen investments of over $400 million in his private equity career. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Dillon, Read & Co. and head of its venture capital partnerships, a Vice President at Advent International, an associate at Centennial Ventures, and a management consultant with Bain & Co. Mr. Jones is a graduate Magna Cum Laude of Harvard Law School.