Rob Kain joined Pelion Venture Partners in 2011. Prior to joining Pelion, Rob was a Senior Executive at Novell, Inc. for twelve years fulfilling a number of different operational roles within the company.
Most recently, Rob served as Vice President of Corporate Development, Treasury and Investor Relations. Prior to that, Rob worked on the engineering side of the business, where he served as Vice President of Product Management for the Linux and Platform Services business unit, which generated over 60% of Novell’s revenue.
Prior to Novell, Rob was an Associate with the Mitchell Madison Group, a management consulting firm. Rob’s career started as an engineer, working in the space program with Lockheed Space Operations Company and Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
Rob has earned his M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a M.S. in Physical Science from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a B.S in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida.