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Jason Wheeler


Jason Wheeler, a 1992 Boettcher Scholar and Colorado native, is the Head of Corporate Functions for Forward, a revolutionary preventative healthcare membership which puts people in control of their health with world-class doctors and technological support.

Prior to his work with Forward, Wheeler served as the CFO of Tesla, where he raised $1.7 billion in equity and more than $1 billion in non-recourse debt financing. He led Tesla to its second most profitable quarter ever in Q3 of 2016 and co-led their acquisition of SolarCity, which transformed Tesla into the world’s first vertically integrated sustainable energy company.

Jason has also worked as the Vice President of Finance at Google, delivering the Annual Finance Plan to the Board, ensuring Google was in good standing with all regulatory agencies, and overseeing all day-to-day aspects of the Finance function.

Jason graduated from Colorado State University (CSU) summa cum laude and number one in his class with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He later earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. In true nerd fashion, Jason can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under three minutes.

Jason is a proud husband and father to his wife, Robyn, and their three children.

Community Involvement:

  • Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board, Outreach Committee
  • CSU College of Business Global Leadership Council, former member
  • Positive Coaching Alliance, former board member

Favorite Colorado Experience:

Cycling in the Colorado mountains.
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