Jon Kaplan leads Boston Consulting Group's health-care payers and services team in North and South America. He is also a member of the firm’s Strategy practice.

Since joining BCG, Jon has worked for a wide variety of health care clients on six of the seven continents.  His primary experience is in understanding market forces and demand.

In addition, Jon has deep expertise in payment models and the impact of behavioral economics on consumers and markets.  He has developed specific strategies for market positioning and growing market share for leading players across the health care landscape. He has also built broad clinical programs to support the evolving health-care markets, and he is an expert on value-based health care.

Jon has been an adjunct professor for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and he serves on the board of the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Workplace Wellness Alliance of the World Economic Forum. He has also served on the boards of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Arthritis Foundation, and Junior Achievement. Jon recently testified before the US Congress on the Accountable Care Act and the Medicare program.

Before joining BCG, Jon was a senior partner focusing on the health care industry for Accenture, Diamond Management and Technology Consultants (PWC), and Ernst & Young.


  • MBA, Executive Program, Kellogg School of Management
  • MPH, epidemiology and biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh
  • AB, economics, Cornell University


  • U.S. Public Health Service Award
  • Westinghouse Science Award