Tenacia is a world-class team of business advisors, medical advisors, and healthcare innovation leaders. Unparalleled experience, insights, and connections drive Tenacia’s global strategies with a shared passion for improving care, outcomes, and prevention of diabetes and other chronic diseases in emerging and developing countries.

Wilson Jefferson, J.D.

Partner, Chairman

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Al Baraka Holding Company
  • Senior Counsel, Oosol Law Firm, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Kevin Hanville


International Business Development

Atlanta, GA

Global Sales Initiatives

  • Global strategy, sales, & marketing execution
  • Corporate partnerships
  • Investment partner relations

Lisa Jansa


Global Healthcare Technology

Minneapolis, MN

Global Product Solutions

    • Research and development alliances
    • Portfolio company selection
    • Global and regional solutions strategy

John Brooks III

Board Member

Boston, MA

  • President, Arete Worldwide LLC
  • Managing Director, Healthcare Capital, LLC
  • Venture Partner, Pittsburg Life Sciences Greenhouse
  • Former CEO, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard