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Jonathan Goldfinger

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Owner, Lead Pediatrician, latchMD and Founder, latchME.

Owner, Lead Pediatrician, latchMD and Founder, latchME.

9 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Ad Sales
  • Marketing
I have an idea I'm commited to

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Ad Sales
  • • Marketing

Involved In


LATCH NOW: Lactation Advocacy and Training at CHLA, HPMC, and Network of WIC’s


AltaMed Health Services Corporation
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Health Leads


National Director, Healthy Steps ZERO TO THREE November 2015 - present
Founder latchMD September 2013 - present
Founder latchME 2013 - present
Co-founder, Investigator LATCH NOW: Lactation Advocacy and Training at CHLA, HPMC, and Network of WIC’s June 2009 - present
Director, Lactation Clinic Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) June 2009 - November 2015
Skirball Fellow Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) 2012 - June 2014
Program Coordinator, Mentor Health Leads January 2001 - May 2006
Sales and Marketing Representative National Academy of Continuing Legal Education 1999 - 2001


USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Health Policy, Program Development, and Leadership Training in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities 2012 - 2014
Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatrics 2009 - 2012
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University Community Pediatrics 2005 - 2009
Columbia College (NY) Philosophy, Pre-medical 2001 - 2005

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Engineering
  • • Fundraising
Advisor With
  • • Business Development
  • • App development
  • • Software Engineering
  • • User Experience Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Public Health • Healthcare • Pediatrics • Program evaluation • Clinical research

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Ovadia Labaton
They're my school  •  Founder, oLabs Consulting. Previously Principal, BlueSwitch Ventures. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
John is whip smart and a big thinker. Of all my friends who became doctors John is the only one from the get go was working on side project ... s in his specialty while doing residency. It's really impressive and awesome. He doesn't have tech or business training but figured out how to build an app and get 50k downloads on a really tight budget -- all with a doctors day job. He's awesome!
Judah Karkowsky
They're my advisor  •  Senior Vice President, Operations & Business Development, Amplify. Previously Vice President, Business Development, Amplify.
Jonathan puts his whole self behind a project. He's especially passionate about this specific entrepreneurial opportunity. Jonathan's blend ... of medicine, public health, and know-how are keys to his success.
Irving Goldfinger
We worked together  •  Managing Director of IT Services, Actualize Consulting. Previously IBM Lead Manager - Restatement project, Fannie Mae.
Jonathan is not only a well educated practicing physician, he is also very business oriented and driven. He is a self starter and hard worke ... r.
Houman David Hemmati MD, PhD
They're my friends  •  Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Keck Medicine of USC and Director, Clinical Development, Allergan.
Jonathan is extremely driven to develop his ideas into patient-focused products whose primary aim is to help his patients live happier, heal ... thier lives. By founding LatchMD, he has created a real and online community of patients who all share a common goal, and uses this network to provide them with the tools to be healthier.
Tyler Krohn, M.D.
We worked together  •  Council Member, Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) and Physician Advisor, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). Vanderbilt grad.
Jonathan is a motivated go-getter that is not intimated to take risks in pursuing goals.
Michael Ross
They're my friends  •  Advisor, The Hunt and Advisor, University of Pennsylvania grad.
He has deep expertise in the field he's building a company. He's incredibly driven, resourceful and has the resolve an entrepreneur needs!
Kim Walls
We worked together  •  CCO/Founder Best Ever Baby; CEO/Founder, Episencial. Previously CEO/Founder, Epicuren Baby. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Jonathan has purpose, drive and a clear focus with expertise to match. He brings true value to people's lives through innovation and dedicat ... ion. By thoroughly thinking through his choices and carefully choosing partners, Jonathan has every potential for a successful execution.
Robert Accordino
We worked together  •  Resident Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital and US Founder, Music for Autism. Princeton grad.
Jonathan is a talented physician and entrepreneur. He will make valuable contributions to patients and society through his work.
Faisal Chawla
We worked together  •  MD, CHLA and Physician Advisor, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).
Jonathan has a wonderful idea/service which has been exceptionally executed. He works tirelessly to perfect his product and his hunger and ... drive to bring his service to market will surely lead to success!

Ovadia Labaton
They're my advisor  •  Founder, oLabs Consulting. Previously Principal, BlueSwitch Ventures. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
Ovadia is super smart, extremely well-connected and driven. He has great vision and can dissect a complex problem into easily understandable ... and manageable parts, without watering it down. He also has a wealth of experience in the start up and finance arenas. It's not only an honor to work with him but he has helped me position my company on a straight path to success. Amazing guy to know!

Faisal Chawla
MD, CHLA and Physician Advisor, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).
Faisal is a brilliant jack of all trades and physician with a passion for quality health care and invested interests in technologies. His po ... sitive, upbeat demeanor and wise counsel will make him an incredible entrepreneur and partner for any team worthy to have him.