Rob Stavis is the Board Director at Gerson Lehrman Group.
Mr. Stavis is a General Partner in Bessemer Venture Partners’ Larchmont, New York office. He primarily focuses on early-stage investments in financial services and in emerging software technologies.
Mr. Stavis is currently involved with Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.,Portrait Software (formerly AIT Group, LSE-AIM: PST),Zopa, Revver,Pure Networks,Quadriserv .
His exited investments include SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee), PRE Solutions (acquired by Incomm), LifeHarbor (acquired by Vestmark) and Skype Technologies (purchased by E-bay in 2005), where Mr. Stavis led the A round.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Mr. Stavis was a private equity investor, managing a portfolio of interests in a variety of industries including telecommunications, software, technology, gaming, and restaurants.Until July of 1998, he was the co-head of global arbitrage trading for... See More
Advisory Roles (16)Update
Board DirectorJun, 2007 - Nov, 2011
Board Member2005 - Jan, 2008
Board Member2002 - Jan, 2006
Board Member / Venture Investor2003 - Jan, 2005