John Beilenson, President, Strategic Communications & Planning (SCP), is Disruptive Women in Health Care’s December Man of the Month. John founded SCP (see: www.aboutscp.com), now outside of Philadelphia, in 1987. He has led this socially responsible consultancy since then, working with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, foundations and public institutions to use communications to create social good.
We are featuring John for his “disruptive” efforts aimed at transforming how our healthcare system and the larger society deals with the challenges and opportunities associated with our country’s aging population.
John, how did you become interested in communications in a general sense?
I guess it is in my blood. I am the grandson of the founders of Peter Pauper Press, an award-winning printing and publishing company in Westchester County, New York, and I remember going to the press as a boy in the 60s, smelling the ink, learning to set type by hand. (more…)