Versant Ventures
Charles Warden, Managing Director

Charles Warden has focused on investing in medical devices since entering the venture capital business in 1992. Before joining Versant he was a general partner with Schroder Ventures Life Sciences. In that capacity, he also focused on medical device company investments and was instrumental in building and leading the medical device effort for the firm.

Previously, Charles worked with Boston Capital Ventures, where he concentrated on medical device and other healthcare investments, prior to which he was a consultant with Monitor Company, a strategy consulting firm.

Charles has served on numerous medical device company boards, including the following of which he is presently a member: AcuFocus, Celula, Concentric Medical, Glumetrics, LipoSonix and WaveTec. In addition, since its inception, Charles has been actively involved with The Innovation Factory, a medical devices incubator.

Charles holds a Bachelor’s degree from Beloit College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.