Michael Balmuth

Partner

Michael’s career spans technology operating roles in digital health, followed by 20-plus years of venture capital and private equity investing in healthcare, software and technology-enabled services.

He joined SV Health Investors in 2014 and is focused on digital health and healthcare services.

Prior experience
Michael started his private equity career at Summit Partners, where he spent nearly a decade focused on technology investments and rose to General Partner. Before joining SV, Michael was a General Partner at Edison Partners and head of healthcare IT investments. His operating experience includes leadership roles at IBM Corporation in sales to the healthcare and education industries, as well as field and headquarters roles in marketing, corporate development and systems engineering. Michael has served on numerous public and private corporate boards and his prior investments yielded three IPOs and 15 successful M&A exits. Michael’s past digital health investments have targeted provider and payer technology and services, telehealth, healthcare analytics, evidence-based medicine and pharmaceutical / clinical trial software and services.

Academic credentials
AB, Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College; MBA, Harvard Business School.

Outside of SV
Michael serves on the Board of Directors of TrialScope, Inc., a prior investment. He and his wife live in the Boston suburbs, gradually acclimating (with mixed emotions) to their new life as empty nesters. Michael supports numerous healthcare- and education-related institutions, often combining philanthropy with his passion for biking and tennis. Among his favorite events have been long-distance bike rides with his children to raise funds for cancer research.

Team
Investment Team

Sector
Healthcare

Assistant
Janice O’Brien

Office
Boston

Current Portfolio