Mike Connolly

Entrepreneur in Residence

Mike Connolly has 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, including both operating and venture investing roles.  He has cofounded several companies, two of which – Novacept and Cohesion Technologies – reached exits worth a combined $365M.  He has also led the regional office for $400M venture capital firm vSpring (now Signal Peak).  

He recently joined biomaterials company Healionics as CEO.  Prior to that, he was CEO of the venture-backed device company Mirabilis Medica, leading its product development from initial concept through advanced clinical trials.  Earlier in his career, Connolly served as a Navy officer aboard a destroyer and taught physics at the US Naval Academy.  He has an MBA from Stanford University, MS from MIT, and BS from the US Naval Academy.

Focus: Medical Devices, Life Science

Mike Connolly