Carabiner was founded by Cabot Brown who previously headed healthcare investment banking groups at GCA Savvian; Seven Hills Partners, which he co-founded; and Volpe Brown Whelan, which he joined at its founding.  He also co-founded Brown, McMillan & Co., a private equity firm.. 

Cabot serves as a director of GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), a specialty pharmaceutical company based in the UK.  He also serves on the Board of Advisors of Epic CleanTec, a developer of wastewater treatment systems, and Earth Knowledge, a sustainability informatics company. Previously, Cabot served as a director of several other private companies.

He is Trustee Emeritus and former Board Chair and Trustee of The Thacher School and had similar roles at Town School in San Francisco.  He also served as a Director of the BASIC Fund, an educational foundation.  Recently, he was selected as a UCSF Volunteer Patriot to advise start-ups seeking to create diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for patients suffering from COVID-19. Cabot has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and the Haas School, UC Berkeley.  He has also worked as a journalist at the Los Angeles Times, ABC News, and Rolling Stone magazine. 

Cabot has earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987 with high distinction as a George F. Baker Scholar and an AB cum laude from Harvard College in Government in 1983.