Mr. Emmitt has over 40 years of experience focused on the medical device industry including investment research, investment banking, and principal investing. Mr. Emmitt is a General Partner of The Vertical Group which he co-founded in 1988.
With a successful track record in all stages of venture capital and private equity investments, Mr. Emmitt is recognized as one of the medical device industry’s most successful and strategic investors. Among his former investments and BOD memberships are companies in virtually all major sectors of the medical device industry and include: American Medical Systems (acquired by Endo Pharma), ENTrigue Surgical (acquired by Arthrocare), ev3 (acquired by Covidien/Medtronic), SciMed Life Systems (acquired by Boston Scientific), Tornier (acquired by Wright Medical), Wright Medical Group (NASDAQ: WMGI) and Xomed Surgical (acquired by Medtronic).
Mr. Emmitt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Biorez, Tepha Medical, MicroVascular Tissues and Monteris Medical.
Rutgers School of Business MBA – Bucknell University BA