Mike Connolly

Mr. Connolly’s 30 years of leadership in the medical device industry includes entrepreneurial, venture capital, and executive roles. He cofounded several device companies, two of which, Novacept and Cohesion Technologies, reached exits worth a combined $365M. Mr. Connolly also led the regional office for $400M venture capital firm vSpring Capital (now Signal Peak Ventures), and later served as CEO of portfolio company Mirabilis Medica, developing a novel non-invasive treatment for uterine fibroids. Earlier in his career, Mr. Connolly served as a Navy officer on a destroyer and later taught physics at the U.S. Naval Academy. He has an MBA from Stanford, MS in mechanical engineering from MIT, and BS from the U.S. Naval Academy.