|The College of William and Mary, B.S.|
|Harvard Business School, MBA|
Bob is a partner at Morgenthaler Ventures and one of the most respected venture capital investors in the industry. From 1990 to 1992, he served as President and then Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association.
Bob’s major focus is on semiconductors, materials, devices and energy. He has been involved in many of the firmâ€™s successful investments â€“ Apple Computer, Applied Intelligent Systems (acquired by Electro Scientific), Aptis Communications (acquired by Nortel Networks), Atria Software (acquired by Rational Software), Endwave, Gliatech, Illustra Information Technologies (acquired by Informix), Intrinsa (acquired by Microsoft), New Focus, Synernetics (acquired by 3Com), and Synopsys.
Morgenthaler Ventures has been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build valuable companies for more than 41 years. Today, the firm has nearly $3 billion under management, including $400 million in its ninth fund, capitalized in November of 2008. Morgenthaler has invested in approximately 300 companies in the information technology and life science sectors. Representative portfolio companies in the IT space include: NexTag, Siri, Inc., Sezmi, Peregrine Semiconductor, Lending Club, Jaspersoft, MuleSource, Practice Fusion, Force10, Nominum, Voltage Security, Cortina, Brion, Synopsys, Verifone, Nuance Communications, Apple and NEXTEL.