Michael Anderson is a Partner at Mainsail Partners. He has spent over fifteen years investing in private companies within the healthcare and life science sectors.
Michael formerly served on the board of PeraHealth (acquired), Bio-Optronics (acquired by Advarra) and FairWarning (acquired by Imprivata).
Prior to joining Mainsail, Michael was a Principal at Summit Partners, a private equity and venture firm. Prior to Summit, Michael worked for Danaher Corporation, Onex Corporation, Nassau Capital and Gleacher Partners. Michael’s prior Board experience includes CareCentrix, Medspring Urgent Care (acquired by Fresenius Medical Care), National Veterinary Associates (acquired by Ares Management) and Integrated DNA Technologies (acquired by Danaher Corporation).
Michael received an A.B. in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from Princeton University, where he was a member of the rowing team, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Outside of Mainsail…
Outside of work Michael enjoys taking ski trips with his wife and four daughters.
From: Grew up in several countries including Hong Kong and Australia
Lives in: Menlo Park, CA
Supports: Wife (Bethany Coates), Breakline (Military Veterans), Sharks (San Jose) and Tigers (Princeton)