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Jaideep R. Deshpande, MBA

Director of Strategic Initiatives



UIC College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina St, IL 60612

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Jaideep works with the college and departmental leadership to develop, prioritize and implement strategic plans that will help the College of Dentistry achieve its vision. Jaideep is also leading marketing efforts that are focused on enhancing College of Dentistry's brand image and vision.

Jaideep has more than 13 years of experience in Healthcare Industry (majority of which is in Healthcare Insurance) where he was leading various strategic projects related to Affordable Care Act, Medicare Open Enrollment and implementation of various business solutions focusing on reducing healthcare cost and improving efficiency. 

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  • MBA in Strategy, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
  • MS in Engineering Management, University of Louisiana, Lafayette LA
  • BE in Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Amravati University, India

Licensures and Certifications

  • Project Management Professionals (PMP) (2009 – 2021), Project Management Institute, USA
  • Board of Directors, Chicago Free School, Hyde Park, Chicago (2016 – 2018)
  • Member, Chicago Cares, Chicago (2010 – 2016)