Ája Hardy

Office of the Mayor
Cleveland, OH

ÁJA HARDY has focused on developing public/private partnerships in the digital health, technology, consumer, and government sectors. Most recently, she was head of strategy and partnerships for a dental tech startup and an advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Prime Health, and General Assembly. Ája previously developed the strategy practice at the global consultancy Huron and led teams responsible for sales, marketing, global strategy, R&D, and operations at Deloitte, Cerner Corp., and Abbott Laboratories. Ája has an MPH from Tulane School of Public Health, an MBA from the Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a B.S. from Xavier University.



Cleveland is working on a business development program to help small business owners on its east side thrive. FUSE executive fellow Ája Hardy helped create the program and identify new economic opportunities in these communities. Read more