|Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management, MBA||1990|
|University of Arizona, BS||1985|
|Marketing Computer Engineering,|
Rob focuses on investment opportunities in information technology, software and tech-enabled services.
He currently serves on the boards of Asset Control, MegaPath Networks and mindSHIFT.
Prior to being a founding partner of Volition Capital in 2010, Rob was Managing Partner at Fidelity Ventures, joining in 1993. While at Fidelity Ventures, Rob headed the US and Europe investment teams.
He has led a number of investments including Geotel [NASDAQ: GEOC] (subsequently acquired by Cisco), Nuance Communications [NASDAQ: NUAN], InterNAP [NASDAQ: INAP], Webspective Software (acquired by Inktomi), Nexabit Networks (acquired by Lucent), WaveSmith (acquired by Ciena), Connected Corp (acquired by Iron Mountain) and Intellon [NASDAQ: ITLN] (subsequently acquired by Atheros [NASDAQ: ATHR]).
Prior to Fidelity, Rob worked as a manager in the high technology practice of The Boston Consulting Group.
Prior to that, he was a product manager for PC products at VLSI Technology, Inc.
Rob received an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Rob currently serves on the Board of the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) for Volition Capital and formerly represented Fidelity Ventures on the Board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).