Taz Hussein is a partner in The Bridgespan Group’s Boston office and Head of the Public Health Practice. Taz has worked with numerous nonprofit and foundation clients on a range of core public health issues. Among others, Taz’s clients have included the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Council for Behavioral Health, Partnership for a Healthier America, Harlem Children’s Zone, and the YMCA of the USA.
Taz has authored several articles, including:
- “How Field Catalysts Galvanize Social Change,” by Taz Hussein, Matt Plummer, and Bill Breen, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2018
- “With the ACA Under Fire, Can Health Conversion Foundations Patch the Safety Net for Low-Income Americans,” by Taz Hussein and Mariah Collins, Health Affairs, July 27, 2017
- “Reshaping Boards to Take on Big Social Issues: Lessons from National Networks,” Alan Tuck, Taz Hussein, and Rose Martin, Bridgespan.org, May 2017
- “CEO Perspective: YMCA of the USA’s Kevin Washington on Evolving a National Network,” by The Bridgespan Group, Bridgespan.org, April 2017
- “Even Life-Saving Innovations Don’t Sell Themselves,” by Taz Hussein and Matt Plummer, Harvard Business Review, February 16, 2017
- “What Nonprofits Can Learn from MTV about ‘Selling’ Their Services,” by Willa Seldon, Taz Hussein, and Matt Plummer, The Huffington Post, December 19, 2016
- “Why Big Health Systems Are Investing in Community Health,” by Taz Hussein and Mariah Collins, Harvard Business Review, December 6, 2016
- “Selling Social Change,” by Taz Hussein and Matt Plummer, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2017
- “The Community Cure for Health Care,” by Taz Hussein and Mariah Collins, Stanford Social Innovation Review, July 21, 2016
- “A National Growth Plan Rooted in One State’s Success,” by Taz Hussein and Sridhar Prasad, Stanford Social Innovation Review, January 12, 2015.
- “Y This Is Important,” by Taz Hussein, The Nonprofit Times, April 1, 2013.
- “The Future of Healthcare is Here: Partnerships with Community-based Organizations,” by Taz Hussein, Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, January 2013.
- “Using National Networks to Tackle Chronic Disease,” by Taz Hussein and Michaela Kerrissey, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2013.
Prior to Bridgespan, Taz was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career, Taz spent several years in the nonprofit sector working with advocacy, human service and public health organizations addressing issues of homelessness, substance abuse and access to care for people with HIV/AIDS.
Taz earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from MIT and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.