VCJ Fact Sheet for Mitchell Blutt
Born: March 4, 1957 in Hartford, CT
Education: University of Pennsylvania B.A. Psychobiology 1978; University of Pennsylvania M.D. 1982; Cornell Internal Medicine Residency 1982-1985; Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Fellowship 1985-1987; Wharton School of Business M.B.A. 1987
Career path: Dr. Blutt is an Executive Partner of J.P. Morgan Partners, which he joined in 1987. He was one of the first employees of Chemical Venture Partners (1986), the predecessor to Chase Capital Partners, which is now J.P. Morgan Partners. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University.
Venture Focus: Healthcare
Investments: Hanger Orthopedic Group, Fisher Scientific Corp., La Petite Acdemy, DJ Orthopedics, Palm Entertainment Corp., Landec Corp., Digital Entertainment Network Inc., Imagyn Medical Technologies (FKA UroHealth Systems).
Other Affiliations:: Advisory Board of the DS Polaris Fund, Dubilier & Co., The Tinicum Fund, the Global Academy for the Human Genome Human Being and the Cornell Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine. He also serves on the Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences and is the Vice Chair of the University Committee for Undergraduate Financial Aid. He also serves on the International Board of Governors of the Peres Center for Peace.
Favorite movie: Deer Hunter
Favorite book: Blindness by Jose Saramago
Favorite travel spots: Southampton, N.Y. and Patagonia, Argentina
Hobbies: Long distance running
Favorite Historical Figure: Mickey Mantle/ Michael Gorbachev/ Shimon Peres
Family: Wife, Margo Krody Blutt; daughters, Gillian, Eliza; and son Emerson
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