Jon Kaiden is the Founder, Chairman and a Managing Partner of Baleon Capital. Jon has more than 30+ years of private equity and financial transaction experience, with a strong focus on healthcare and tech-enabled business services companies. He has made over 40 direct private equity investments and has served on numerous boards. Jon currently serves on the boards of Shadowbox, Slick Technologies, Avenue Z, Clearstep, and HealPros. Previous board positions include iCrossing (acquired by Hearst), Planet Payment (NASDAQ: PLPM, acquired by Fintrax Group), SRS Software (acquired by Thoma Bravo), Mountain Temp Services (acquired by NewSpring Capital), Healthcare Data Solutions (acquired by IQVIA), Lucid (acquired by CINT), Medical Scribe Systems (acquired by Scribe America), Quovant (acquired by MitroTech), Turning Point (acquired by Summit Partners), Anyone Home (acquired by Inhabit IQ), Click Notices (acquired by Hunter Warfield), and Signallamp.
Prior to Baleon Capital, Jon served as President and founding member of a New York-based venture capital firm Sopris Capital, which he led for 17 years. Prior to Sopris Capital, he was an investment banker and securities attorney focusing on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. Jon received his BA from Cornell University, his JD from Brooklyn Law School, and his MBA from Columbia Business School.