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Founder & CEO @
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9 Investments in 7 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.openaid.org
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Jesse Robbins is Founder & CEO of Orion, a wearable communication startup.

Robbins previously founded Chef and served for 3 years as the company's CEO. Robbins is a recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.

He created & was a founding chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference. Prior to Chef, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of "Master of Disaster" where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.

Jobs (4)

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Founder & CEO

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
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Jul 1, 2008
2013
Founder
Jun 1, 2007
2012
Velocity Conference Founder & Chair
Jan 1, 2001
Dec 31, 2006
Master of Disaster

Investments (9)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Feb, 2016$9M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2015$75M / Series DPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$2M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$10.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$11M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment

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