Linda Tufts is a Founding Partner in Fletcher Spaght Ventures, and is also Vice President and head of the Healthcare Practice Group at Fletcher Spaght, the firmís consulting business. Prior to joining Fletcher Spaght in 1989, Linda was affiliated with the Sony Corporation of America as an internal consultant, participating in a worldwide effort to streamline the process to commercialize new products and technologies. Previously, Linda was a Manager with Bain & Company in their Boston office. At Bain, Linda managed assignments in healthcare and service industries and was also affiliated with a Bain-Baxter joint program, Travenol Management Services. Before joining Bain, Linda was a Consultant with Strategic Planning Associates, now Mercer Management Consulting, in their Washington, D.C. office, where her work included strategy and financial consulting assignments in many industries. Prior to business school, Linda worked as an Electrical Engineer.
Linda serves on the Board of Directors for BioHeart, Starion Instruments and SuturTek, and as a board observer for Celleration. Linda holds an SB in Electrical Engineering and an SB in Humanities and Science from MIT, as well as an SM in Management (Finance) from the MIT Sloan School of Management.