Elected 2008 (Charter Trustee)
A.B. Dartmouth College
M.B.A. Tuck School of Business
Sherri C. Oberg is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience running private and public, NASDAQ-listed companies. Currently, she is Senior Advisor to The Future Project, an entrepreneurial company seeking to transform our education system by helping young people discover their dreams, put them into action and build 21st Century skills. Previously, she was President, C.E.O. and co-founder of Acusphere, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company with a broad technology that generated four drug candidates, which entered human clinical trials. She was responsible for conceiving the strategy, business plan and product concepts. She hired a highly experienced senior management team and grew the company to over 100 employees. She oversaw the development of a novel cardiovascular drug from prototype development and animal testing through the final stages of human trials and commercial manufacturing scale-up to support applications for regulatory approval in Europe and the U.S. She closed partnerships with U.S. and European pharmaceutical companies totaling more than $100 million in upfront fees and milestone payments, raised over $300 million in equity financing including $100 million in venture capital, an initial public offering (IPO) and over $150 million in public equity. She began her career in venture capital at Inco Venture Capital Management and later moved to Aegis Venture Funds.
Oberg was a history major at Dartmouth and earned her MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business. She currently serves on Dartmouth's Board of Trustees, where she is Chairman of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of Tuck's Board of Overseers. Previously, she was on the Advisory Board of the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship and was President of Dartmouth's Alumni Council. She is a recipient of Dartmouth's Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award and the Tuck Overseers Medal. Oberg has served on the boards of directors of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council as well as the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC). She is married to Curt Oberg '78 and they have two children.
Last Updated: 10/5/15