Co-Founder and General Partner

Michael is a co-founder and General Partner at Flare Capital Partners, a leading healthcare technology venture firm based in Boston, MA. Previously, Michael was the founding General Partner of Flybridge Capital Partners, and earlier in his career was with Polaris Partners, as well as held positions at Wasserstein Perella & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co.

Current and prior board seats include Aspen RxHealth, BlueTarp Financial, Circulation, Explorys, Functional Neuromodulation, HealthVerity, higi, Iora Health, MicroCHIPS, Nuvesse, PolyRemedy, Predictive Biosciences, Predilytics, T2 Biosystems, TARIS Biomedical, VidSys and Welltok (observer). Additionally, Michael served on the board of International Data Group, the founding partner of IDG Capital, a leading venture capital fund in China and other important innovation centers in Asia.

Michael serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the Cleveland Clinic and Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as serving on the Governor’s Digital Health Council and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Michael also serves on the Investment Committee for the Partners Innovation Fund. He was past chairman of the New England Venture Capital Association and on the board of the National Venture Capital Association. Michael earned a B.A. with honors in chemistry from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Michael authors a blog focused on venture capital, innovation and healthcare at