John R. Carroll joined Summit Partners in 1993 from BayBank. After attending business school, John worked for Bain & Company and then rejoined Summit in 1998.
Based in Summit’s Boston office, John is active in the firm’s investment activities in North America, Europe and Asia, and focuses primarily on the technology sector.
During his 17 years with Summit Partners, John has served as the director of many companies. He is currently a director of Associa, Continuum, Fortegra Financial (NYSE: FRF), Help/Systems and Solid State Equipment. His prior directorships include Blue Ocean Software (acquired by Intuit), Clinical Pathology Laboratories (acquired by Sonic Healthcare), FleetCor Technologies (NYSE: FLT), Innov-X Systems (acquired by Olympus Corporation) and Sybari Software (acquired by Microsoft).
John holds an AB in economics, cum laude, from Dartmouth College and a Masters in Management, with Distinction, from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.