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Kettering University, BSME 1978
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Bob Kagle

Bob Kagle is the Board Director at eBags Inc.

Benchmark Capital:

With almost 20 years of venture capital investing experience, Bob is a veteran of the venture industry. Bob’s investments include,

Ariba (ARBA), (acquired by Getty Images),


eBay (EBAY),

E-Loan (EELN),


Get2Chip (acquired by Cadence),

Jamba Juice,


Synopsys, ,

zipRealty .

Prior to co-founding Benchmark in 1995, Bob spent 12 years as a General Partner with Technology Venture Investors.

Before TVI, Bob worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he focused on issues of corporate strategy in industries ranging from retail distribution to high technology manufacturing.

Industry Associations:

Bob is a past Director of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA),

A past president of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC) .

Chairman of the board of trustees of Kettering University.


Before graduating with an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1980, Bob was a General Motors Fellow.

He was a Sobey Scholar and received a BS in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (renamed Kettering University) in 1978.

eBags: Since May 1999.

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