James K. Kelley, MD, MBA

Director – Healthcare Group

James Kelley has a background is in the evaluation and development of early stage medical and biotechnology, in addition to working with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

James completed his M.D. at The Ohio State University, and was the inaugural Research Fellow at the Ohio Health Research and Innovation Institute. He finished his MBA at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He has worked with the USC Alfred Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Lloyd Grief Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, and the Stevens Institute of Technology. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cell Biology from the University of Virginia, and completed his Neuroscience Masters coursework at Miami University.

Prior to joining the 41 North team, James helped to fund, develop and incubate several startups in orthopedics, laparoscopy, and nutrition. He served as an executive with L-Nutra, a nutrition technology company developed and launched out of USC, and he was the head of Inventor Services at The Innovation Institute, a partnership with the Cleveland Clinic Innovations group focused on developing and commercializing new and innovative healthcare solutions.