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Carmichael Roberts
  • Industry

    Venture Capital

  • Location

    Greater Boston

  • Social Media
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Carmichael Roberts

Cofounder & Managing Partner, Material Impact

BIOGRAPHY

Why on the Tech Power Players List?

For fundamental contributions and mentorship in the fields of materials, energy, and climate tech.

Carmichael Roberts is cofounder and managing partner of venture firm Material Impact. He also co-leads the investment committee at Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a group creating and building companies that address the threat of climate change and long-term sustainability of the planet. Prior to his career as an investor, Roberts cofounded several ventures in which he served as CEO or chairman.

Roberts received his BS and PhD in organic chemistry from Duke University. He has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

CAREER MILESTONES

2021

Breakthrough Energy Ventures raised an additional $1 billion to invest in climate tech

2017

Became a member of Breakthrough Energy Ventures

2013

Elected to the Board of Trustees of Duke University

2007

Joined North Bridge Venture Partners

SIMILAR PROFILES

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #1

Carmichael Roberts

Cofounder & Managing Partner, Material Impact

Carmichael Roberts
  • Industry

    Venture Capital

  • Location

    Greater Boston

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why on the Tech Power Players List?

For fundamental contributions and mentorship in the fields of materials, energy, and climate tech.

Carmichael Roberts is cofounder and managing partner of venture firm Material Impact. He also co-leads the investment committee at Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a group creating and building companies that address the threat of climate change and long-term sustainability of the planet. Prior to his career as an investor, Roberts cofounded several ventures in which he served as CEO or chairman.

Roberts received his BS and PhD in organic chemistry from Duke University. He has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

CAREER MILESTONES

2021

Breakthrough Energy Ventures raised an additional $1 billion to invest in climate tech

2017

Became a member of Breakthrough Energy Ventures

2013

Elected to the Board of Trustees of Duke University

2007

Joined North Bridge Venture Partners

RELATED ARTICLES
In ‘an interesting collision,’ Carmichael Roberts takes on the climate crisis

In ‘an interesting collision,’ Carmichael Roberts takes on the climate crisis

Cambridge energy startup smashes Massachusetts record for venture capital

Cambridge energy startup smashes Massachusetts record for venture capital

‘This is a drug for the climate’: A new generation of Boston companies is trying to fight global warming

‘This is a drug for the climate’: A new generation of Boston companies is trying to fight global warming

SIMILAR PROFILES