Jonathan Jackson

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Jackson is a social entrepreneur, innovator, and dynamic leader with extensive mobile technology expertise in both low-income and high-income settings. He has co-founded multiple organizations focused on improved healthcare delivery and poverty alleviation.

As co-founder and CEO of Dimagi, Jonathan has overseen the growth of the company from the founding team to over 100 employees worldwide that operate programs in over 50 countries. He made an uncompromising commitment to open source software and developed a highly interactive collaborative culture that fosters partnerships across academics, philanthropists, and implementers.

Jonathan holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.  He also co-founded Cogito Corp, a pioneering behavioral analytics company.  Jonathan is a visiting scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Decision Systems Group and a lecturer at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.

Most Recent Posts By Jonathan Jackson

In prep for the 2016 World Economic Forum, Jonathan Jackson, CEO of Dimagi, and Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation, connected to discuss social entrepreneurship and the parallels between education and healthcare. Jonathan and Richard attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this year as delegates from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. This […]

I am just returning from the 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which I attended as part of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. While I have attended World Economic Forum events before, this was my first time at the annual Davos meeting. As expected, it was an amazing and overwhelming experience […]

Something we’re quite proud of happened this week. Entrepreneur recognized Dimagi as one of the Top 25 Best Large-Company Cultures of 2015. Our team is everything to us, and our culture comes from the amazing quality of our team. We measure success by impact, team satisfaction and profit, in that order. Maintaining and improving team […]

I’ve been watching this trend line for days, weeks, months and years waiting for CommCare usage to cross one million forms per month. Last month, it finally did. This milestone goes hand in hand with our global expansion. Over the last several years, we have greatly increased our global reach. Last month, a new CommCare […]

Earlier this week, Dimagi was honored as one of the top 10 Small Businesses of 2015 from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We shared the podium with nine passionate small business owners who opened up about what it takes to run a business. Many of these companies have faced significant hurdles – from bouncing back from a […]

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