Jon Salveson is the Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and Chairman of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Piper Jaffray. Mr. Salveson joined Piper Jaffray in 1993 and became a Managing Director in 1999. He was named the Group Head of Piper Jaffray’s healthcare investment banking group in 2001.
He then was appointed Global Head of Investment Banking and a member of the Executive Committee of Piper Jaffray in 2004. He has served as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray since 2010. Throughout his career at Piper Jaffray, Mr. Salveson’s area of practice has focused on the medical device industry.
Mr. Salveson started his career as a market manager at Bio-Metrics Systems (now part of Surmodics, Inc), an innovator in medical device surface modification, where he gained experience working in cardiology and interventional medicine. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors at the Minnesota Orchestra since 2007 and CyroLife Inc. since 2012. In addition, he serves on the Board of Regents for St. Olaf College since 2011.
Mr. Salveson received his M.M.M. in finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in chemistry and religion from St. Olaf College.