Nicholas Mitsakos

Mr. Mitsakos is an investor and entrepreneur focusing on advanced technology, digital assets, and life science. At Arcadia Capital Group, he manages all venture capital and public equity investments, and advises several family offices and private technology and life sciences companies.

Most recently, he was the Managing Director of a technology-focused merchant bank, Executive Chairman of a public biotech company, Co-Chairman, and CEO of a public software company, Chairman of an advanced materials company, and Lead Director of a fixed income fund.

As Chairman of Arcadia Capital Group, Mr. Mitsakos has led investments in the U.S., China, and Europe over the last 30 years, and has served on 35 Boards of Directors.

Mr. Mitsakos started his career at Goldman Sachs and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He co-founded Arcadia in 1989.

He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School in Global Leadership and Public Policy, the MIT School of Engineering and Computer Science in Advanced Technologies, and a B.S. from the University of Southern California. He is a contributor to Harvard University’s Innovation Center and a former lecturer at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business.

He is a member of the MIT Technology Review Global Panel and a Harvard Community Partner.

Mr. Mitsakos developed a 40-lecture course on Investment Principles and Strategies. An accompanying book will be published soon. He has written all articles appearing elsewhere on this site.