Carmichael Roberts is an entrepreneur and General Partner at North Bridge Venture Partners where he finances and builds companies from their inception. He specializes in launching cutting edge companies that create innovative products by applying chemistry, materials science and materials engineering. Several of these products address medical needs. Examples of medical companies that Carmichael co-founded and financed more recently include 480 Biomedical, Arsenal Medical and MC10 that each has a number of products being commercialized. Today Carmichael serves as the lead director for each of these companies.
Carmichael is also dedicated to developing medical products for developing nations. Along with Harvard University, he co-founded Diagnostics For All, a non-profit organization that makes low cost diagnostics for poor and rural populations.
Carmichael earned his M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Duke University. He was a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard.
In 1999, Carmichael was named by MIT’s Technology Review as one of the world’s top 100 young entrepreneurs having since co-founded several successful companies.