Darren M. BlackManaging Director
Darren joined Summit Partners in 2013 and focuses primarily on the healthcare & life sciences sector.
Darren currently serves on the boards of ABILITY Network and Paradigm Outcomes, and he is actively involved with the firm’s investment in Advance Health. His previous board experience includes DMG Practice Management Solutions (acquired by Ares Management) and HealthSun (acquired by Anthem).
Prior to Summit, Darren was a Managing Partner with SV Life Sciences, where he focused on healthcare services, healthcare information technology and pharmaceutical services. He served on the boards of numerous healthcare companies including, Aptiv Solutions, Celerion, CRI Lifetree, ISG Holdings, Nordic Consulting Partners, Ricerca, Spectrum Professional Services, U.S. Renal Care and Vitalize Consulting. Prior to SV Life Sciences, Darren was Cofounder and President of two companies—ClinCare and PharmaStar. Previously, he was a healthcare consultant for Accenture.
Darren holds an AB in government from Harvard College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Darren currently serves on the board of Health Forum, the for-profit subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. In addition, he sits on the board of Jewish Community Relations Council and Combined Jewish Philanthropies.