|Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S.||1992|
|The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.||1996|
|University of Virginia, B.S.||1991|
Rob Coneybeer approaches start-up investing from a product perspective. At Shasta Ventures, the Sand Hill Road firm he co-founded in 2004, Rob focuses on mobile and wireless startups.
Rob started his career working in the Astro Space division of Martin Marietta, where he helped build the first EchoStar spacecraft. Later he moved into venture capital at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in Silicon Valley. There, he led 15 early-stage investments in companies spanning the semiconductor, software and networking industries.
Rob earned a master of science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.