Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr.

Co-Founder at Soft Robotics, Inc.

Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr.

Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr.

Co-Founder at Soft Robotics, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

SensAble Technologies, Inc.
Soft Robotics, Inc.
mc10, Inc.

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4633

Number of Boards

30

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at Innoviva, Inc.

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Founder, Managing Partner at Aberdare Ventures

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Director at Diagnostics For All, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Arsenal Medical, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Polaris Partners

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Founder at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Advisor at Sovereign's Capital

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Co-Founder at mc10, Inc.

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President at Genzyme Biosurgery

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Founder at Pillar Companies LLC

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Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr.
Co-Founder at Soft Robotics, Inc.
Education
Ph.D Organic Chemistry

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

MBA

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

Career History
General Partner
2007 - Current

North Bridge Venture Partners invests in the communications, healthcare, materials and manufacturing systems, semiconductors/components, services and software sectors. The firm makes seed and early-stage investments of $100,000 to $500,000 and in companies requiring Series A and Series financing from $2 million to $10 million.

Co-Founder
2005 - Prior

Arsenal Medical Inc. develops therapeutic products based on BioActive Composites platform. Its biomaterials-based systems provide targeted local and systemic therapies to treat chronic diseases and conditions. The firm product offers tailored dosing of drugs, mechanical and biochemical compatibility with tissues and complete bioabsorption. The company was founded by George M. Whitesides, Carmichael S. Roberts Jr. and Robert S. Langer Jr. in 2005 and is headquartered in Watertown, MA.

Co-Founder
Prior

Surface Logix LLC is a drug development company which involves biophysical chemistry to create new small molecule drugs. It creates chemical entities and focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The company was founded by George M. Whitesides and Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr. and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Investment Committee
2015 - Current
Chairman
2013 - Current

Soft Robotics, Inc. designs and builds soft robotic automation systems that can grasp and manipulate items of varying size, shape and weight with a single device. It also offers an ecosystem of robots, control systems, data and machine learning to enable the workplace of the future. The company was founded by Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr., Mitchell R. Zakin and George M. Whitesides in 2013 and is headquartered in Bedford, MA.

Board Member
2008 - Current

MC10, Inc. develops stretchable silicon materials for the microelectronics industry. Its platform enables new applications by allowing electronics to occupy spaces and geometries. The firm's technology uses semiconductors in conjunction with interconnect and packaging technologies to produce conformal electronics. It offers solutions for applications in consumer electronics, medical devices, industrial products, defense systems, differentiated consumer products, industrial, and military markets. The company was founded by Carmichael S. Roberts Jr., John A. Rogers, Benjamin Schlatka, Marvin J. Slepian, George M. Whitesides, Gilman Callsen and Roozbeh Ghaffari in 2008 and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

Trustee
2019 - Current

WGBH is a local public broadcaster serving southern New England, with 11 public television services, three public radio services, and local productions (from Greater Boston to Classical Music with Laura Carlo) that reflect the issues and cultural riches of the region.

Member at-Large, Executive Board
2015 - Current

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best-known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

Member, Board of Trustees
2013 - Current

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.The Department is under the control and supervision of a United States Secretary of Energy, a political appointee of the President of the United States. The Energy Secretary is assisted in managing the Department by a United States Deputy Secretary of Energy, also appointed by the President, who assumes the duties of the Secretary in his absence. The Department also has three Under Secretaries, each appointed by the President, who oversee the major areas of the Department's work. The President also appoints eight officials with the rank of Assistant Secretary of Energy who have line management responsibility for major organizational elements of the Department.

Political Donations
$250
2009

Former Governor of Massachusetts

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North Bridge Venture Partners 8 LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Soft Robotics, Inc. designs and builds soft robotic automation systems that can grasp and manipulate items of varying size, shape and weight with a single device. It also offers an ecosystem of robots, control systems, data and machine learning to enable the workplace of the future. The company was founded by Carmichael S. Roberts, Jr., Mitchell R. Zakin and George M. Whitesides in 2013 and is headquartered in Bedford, MA.

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Lyra Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage therapeutics company. It develops novel integrated drug and delivery solutions for the localized treatment of patients with ear, nose and throat, or ENT, diseases. The firms proprietary XTreo deliver medicines. The company was founded by Carmichael S. Roberts, George M. Whitesides, and Robert S. Langer and is headquartered in Watertown, MA.

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MC10, Inc. develops stretchable silicon materials for the microelectronics industry. Its platform enables new applications by allowing electronics to occupy spaces and geometries. The firm's technology uses semiconductors in conjunction with interconnect and packaging technologies to produce conformal electronics. It offers solutions for applications in consumer electronics, medical devices, industrial products, defense systems, differentiated consumer products, industrial, and military markets. The company was founded by Carmichael S. Roberts Jr., John A. Rogers, Benjamin Schlatka, Marvin J. Slepian, George M. Whitesides, Gilman Callsen and Roozbeh Ghaffari in 2008 and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

Awards & Honors
National Science Foundation Fellowship
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