John R. CarrollManaging Director
John first joined Summit Partners in 1993 as an Associate. Today, as a Managing Director, he focuses primarily on the technology sector.
John has served as a board director for many companies. He is currently a director of Associa, Continuum, Fortegra Financial (NYSE: FRF), Help/Systems, Solid State Equipment and Systems Maintenance Services. His prior investments and 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 joined Summit Partners in 1993 from BayBank. While attending business school, John worked for Bain & Company and then rejoined Summit in 1998.
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.