Roger has been responsible for the Life Science practice of Technology Partners since 1989. He specializes in neurotechnology, investing in both biopharma and medical device companies.
Roger began his career at the Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London where he was a Research Fellow for the British Medical Research Council. He developed and commercialized techniques for monitoring the brains of ambulatory patients. He contributed to a textbook on epilepsy and holds eight patents. Before joining Technology Partners, Roger was a founding member of Hewlett Packard Laboratories in Europe. Previously, he led the development of neurological products for the Oxford Instruments Group.
Roger earned a BA with honors in psychology and law and a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Keele, England. He received an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
Roger is a member of the Advisory Board of the Neurotechnology Industry Association and a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. He is a former Director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists and member of the Advisory Council of the Entrepreneurial Center at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a volunteer helicopter pilot for the local sheriff’s civil air patrol. Roger has served on numerous public and private corporate boards.
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