Co-Founder and partner
Jason Best is a Co-Founder and partner of Startup Exemption and brings over 10 years of executive management at a 2 SaaS healthcare business (one of which he co-founded) in the bay area. His work there included building broad coalitions of US medical societies in support of Internet-based physician-patient communication and changing FDA regulations to enable physicians to receive electronic medication and device warnings instead of paper. This change dramatically increases patient safety while reducing time and costs for physicians and the pharmaceutical industry.
He is a successful entrepreneur and consultant to technology companies on business development and strategy issues to enable companies to grow quickly and effectively. His work in strategy development building scalable organization and branding/marketing, led to one of his clients, Kinnser Software, being named by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the USA in both 201o and 2011.
In Dec 2010, he also Co-Founded A Single Production Company, a documentary film company based in Bangkok, Thailand. He has served as the Executive Producer for its first feature “The Cheer Ambassadors”. The film premiered at the Bangkok World Film Festival in January 2012. HE is also working on a program with local entrepreneurs and educators to create a more entrepreneurial Web development industry in Thailand.
Jason earned his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the world’s top international MBA program. He has lived and worked in Europe, South America and Asia. He grew up in Louisiana and is now based in San Francisco, California.