Roger Jansen, PhD

Chief Strategic Growth Officer, MSU Health Care

Roger E. Jansen, PhD, serves as the Chief Strategic Growth Officer for MSU Health Care Inc.  In this role, Roger is responsible for all new business model development, mergers and partnerships and digital health solution selection and deployment.  Prior to this role, Roger was the Chief Strategy Officer for Spectrum Health System and the President of Spectrum Health Ventures, LLC, the transformational growth engine within Spectrum Health.  As President of Spectrum Health Ventures, Roger and his team made 13 direct investments and successfully exited 9 of those investments within three years.  Roger’s areas of responsibility spanned across the organization to include M&A, new product development, innovation, market growth and business analytics.

Roger is also the Managing Partner of AUXO Health, a division of AUXO Investment Partners.  Under Roger’s leadership, AUXO has successfully acquired and invested in several health care companies ranging from service provider organizations to medical equipment and device manufacturing companies.  Roger has also led the AUXO Health efforts to form unique partnerships that span across various service, technology and payor entities to provide unique solutions to health care challenges.

Roger is a health care thought leader who has been featured in national publications and podcasts such as Modern Healthcare, Beckers Report, WTF Health, Israel Health Magazine, Verizon Health podcast, Health Care Futures and is an international speaker on health care transformation.

Before joining Spectrum Health in August 2011, Roger was CEO of ThinkWise Inc., an organizational development, consulting, and technology company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Roger also led Leadership Capital Group, which provided strategic organizational design and human capital planning and consulting efforts to Fortune 500 and family-owned companies throughout the globe.

Roger completed his clinical training in Chicago, with an emphasis in neuropsychological assessment providing services to Cook County, Rush & Office of Applied Psychological Services. Roger’s entrepreneurial background includes starting two technology companies, which resulted in one exit.