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University of Maryland, BS
Computer Science
Stanford University, MS 2004
Management Science

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Rob Kniaz

Rob is currently a founding partner at Hoxton Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm investing across Europe. He is an active board member at Campanja and Tizaro. He was also an advisor to Jaycut (acquired by RIM) and (acquired by LivingSocial).

Prior to Hoxton, Rob was formerly a member of the investments team at Fidelity Ventures in London, focusing on consumer internet and software as a service sectors. Prior to Fidelity, he was on the new business development team at Google and was previously a lead product manager for AdSense’s front-end systems. While at Google, he also launched the AdWords pay-per-action (PPA) product and was actively involved in the acquisition of Feedburner in 2008.

Rob began his career in Intel’s highly selective technical sales program where he worked to grow their entrepreneurial reseller channel in the Federal Government vertical and later in Latin America from Bogota and Miami Beach.

He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Masters certificate in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University.

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