Michael J. Thompson

Michael J. Thompson

Growth Partner

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Mike is responsible for collaborating with Great Hill portfolio companies to accelerate growth. He specializes in strategic differentiation, go-to-market, marketing, portfolio management, product management, new market entry, M&A, and other growth initiatives. Mike serves on the board of directors of RxBenefits.

Prior to joining Great Hill Partners in 2018, Mike spent 16 years at Nuance Communications, a $2 billion voice recognition software company. As Executive Vice President & General Manager, he built the Nuance Mobile Division from $5 M to approximately $400 M in revenue, 25% operating income, and over 1,500 employees. Customers included Apple, Amazon, Google, Huawei, Samsung, Audi, BMW, Ford, Toyota, Comcast, Telefonica, Vodafone, and more.

Mike graduated from Cal Poly in Mechanical Engineering. He earned an MBA from Cornell University.


Board Seats



Pareto Health
Quantum Health
Vatica Health