First Name

Jonathan Hua

Last Name



Cornell University, Rice University

Field(s) of Study

Business Administration, Management, Entrepreneurship, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Global Business Management, Financial Institutions, American Political History, Congressional Institutions

Current Research Projects

– Fall 2016: Environmentalism in the Space Age (Pending publication in the Cornell Policy Review)
– Fall 2016: The Abuse of Filibusters (Literary Research)

Books/Papers Authored

– “Clintonian Policy in a Changing World”, Cornell Policy Review, Spring 2016,
– “The Bush Fire that Started the Economic Meltdown”, Cornell Business Journal, Spring 2016: pp. 3-5
– “A Progressive Step Forward”, RICE Magazine, Vol. 8, Fall 2015: pp. 16-21
– “Op-Ed: A CEO Could Be President of the United States. But Should They?”, Cornell Business Journal, January 2016
– “Op-Ed: Leadership Lessons We Can Learn from FDR”, Cornell Business Journal, Fall 2015

Current Employment

MBA Candidate, Cornell University – Johnson Graduate School of Management

Previous Employment

• Private Equity Summer Associate at Siris Capital Group
• Venture Capital Associate at CoVenture
• Advisory Board Member at DaStrong Corporation (startup)
• Co-Founder at Project UNICiD (startup)
• Founder/Manager and Trumpet at Scatastrophe Jazz Quintet
• COO at WISGA (startup)
• Legal Intern at FosterQuan


Jonathan L. Hua is currently a second-year MBA candidate at the Cornell University – Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is the editor-in-chief of the Cornell Business Journal and is also a regular policy contributor to the Cornell Policy Review and other publications. In addition, Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, startup advisor and early stage investor who has been involved in multiple early stage ventures. Jonathan holds a B.A. in history from Rice University. ✉ |