Dr. Harry Jacobson, a respected nephrologist and proven businessman, receives this award for his significant role in fostering health care innovation and entrepreneurialism in Nashville.

In addition to his role as Vice Chancellor of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he co-leads the Vanderbilt Meharry Alliance, Dr. Jacobson is a founder of several health care companies, including Renal Care Group Inc. and Kinetic Concepts Inc. He also oversees several health care investment funds and remains an active influencer in the industry.