Thomas S. RobertsManaging Director
Tom joined Summit Partners in 1989 and today manages the firm’s Peak Performance Group and Summit Partners Credit Advisors, which he cofounded.
Tom has served as a board director of more than 30 companies, including seven public companies. He is currently a director of Aurora Diagnostics, Infor Global Solutions and vente-privee.com. His prior directorships include AmeriPath (NASDAQ: PATH, later acquired by Quest Diagnostics), Fiber Options (acquired by Sentrol Life Safety Systems), Innov-X Systems (acquired by Olympus Corporation), Pacer Electronics (acquired by Anixter International), Rehab Management Services (acquired by Integrated Health Services), Saber Software (NASDAQ: SABR, later acquired by McAfee) and Sybari Software (acquired by Microsoft).
Prior to Summit, Tom was an analyst at Booz Allen Hamilton. He received an AB in economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Tom is a trustee of the Fessenden School in West Newton, Massachusetts where he served previously as President of the Board of Trustees. He is also currently co-chair of the Capital Leadership Committee at Princeton University. In addition, Tom is a long-time youth soccer coach.
Tom served for several years as President of the New England Venture Capital Association and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Alydar Funds, Summit’s public equity investment management affiliate.