Oak HC/FT Strengthens Talent Team with Josh Jackson and Ben Schachtel

January 18, 2022

By Leah Scanlan, Partner, Talent, Oak HC/FT

We are excited to announce that Josh Jackson and Ben Schachtel have recently joined our talent team, where they will be instrumental in working closely with our portfolio companies and continuing to strengthen Oak HC/FT’s commitment to talent.

Josh joins us from Daversa Partners, one of today’s top executive search firms, where he spent the last 4.5 years building high-performance executive management teams across some of the most successful technology companies with a specific focus on healthcare. Throughout his tenure at Daversa Partners, Josh partnered with leading healthcare organizations from AmericanWell and Bright Health to Oscar Insurance and Thimble providing strategic talent mapping organizational guidance. Josh is a native of Las Vegas and a graduate of Washington and Lee University.

Ben joins us from Bridgewater Associates where for the last 6.5 years he was responsible for partnering closely with technology and product organizations to analyze and implement strategic operational improvements to match the development of tactical talent resourcing. He began his career in technology recruiting where he was consistently one of the top industry performers. Ben graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in Psychology.

In these hires, Oak HC/FT furthers a long-standing commitment to our investment philosophy: talent acquisition and retention strategy is accretive to organizational success. We value and know that people are at the heart of building rewarding partnerships, and we will always strive to complement our portfolio companies with the finest talent.