Mike specializes in medical device investing at Versant Ventures. Mike joined Versant after four years at McKinsey and Company where he was a Senior Engagement Manager focusing on healthcare strategy. He worked closely with leading companies in the medical device, diagnostic, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries, advising them on corporate growth, R&D, and commercial strategies. Mike also co-led McKinsey’s personalized medicine initiative.
Mike earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco where he studied leukostasis, a disease of the microvasculature associated with acute leukemia. He earned a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University where he was a Mayfield Fellow.