CEO and Co Founder
ProfileJim Dougherty has almost 30 years of diverse operating experiences as senior management in both IT and information services companies. Jim recently co-founded Madaket, a startup Healthcare IT company based in Boston. Prior to founding Madaket, as an Operating Partner with Great Hill Partners, he worked with seven portfolio companies on their boards of directors, advisor to the CEOs, and in one case as interim CEO.
Jim's experience includes scaling startups and running organizations of up to nearly a billion dollars of revenue. He led the turnarounds of Intralinks, Gartner, Prodigy and Metamatrix. In the Prodigy Office of the President, Jim raised substantial private equity in one of the worst markets in 25 years (Q2 2001), took the company public, and successfully sold it to Southwestern Bell.
Jim's early career was at Lotus Development where he served as the General Manager of the Internet Division and a member of the Executive Committee at the time of the company's sale to IBM.
Jim is now on the Board of Trustees for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he Chairs the Research Oversight Committee, Bright Sprit Children's Foundation, and the Foreign Policy Association in New York City.
He is a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and runs a roundtable on what the US foreign policy should be to maintain our lead in innovation and another roundtable on Cyber Threats. He holds an International Economics MA from Columbia University, a CSS from Harvard University, and a BA from Framingham State College.