Jon Kingsdale

Adjunct Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy


Jon has 35 years of experience in health care financing and policy. He was appointed in 2006 by Governor Mitt Romney to organize the Massachusetts Health Connector, the model for health insurance exchanges under national health reform. Since leaving the Connector in 2010, he has consulted to the federal government, over a dozen states, and various private clients on implementation of the ACA.

He is a Managing Director of the Wakely Consulting Group, Adjunct Professor of the Practice of Healthcare Leadership, and he also teaches at the B.U. School of Public Health. In 2013, he was named to “Health Market’s” Top 10 and “The Hill’s” Top 100 list of “People to Watch” for his work on helping states to implement the ACA.