Director & Managing Partner
Pete Nicholas is the Co-Founder and retired Chairman of the Board of Boston Scientific Corporation. Prior to founding Boston Scientific, he was a General Manager at Millipore Corporation, and previously had served in various sales, marketing and general management positions at Eli Lilly and Company. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Duke University and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He founded and was the principle benefactor of the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy and Solutions at Duke University and has served on several other for-profit and not-for-profit boards including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston.
Pete served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, resigning his commission 1966. He received a B.A. degree from Duke University, and an M.B.A. degree from The Wharton School of Business.