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50 Investments in 20 Companies
Gender:
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Bob joined Sigma Partners in 1995 and has 25 years of experience in the high technology industry. His ability to identify and motivate innovative founding teams has been an essential ingredient of his investment success. Bob regularly leverages his deep operational experience and technology intellect to support the firm’s portfolio companies.

Most recently Bob was President & CEO of Epoch Systems, the leading vendor of client-server data management software products. He sold the firm in 1993 to EMC for $141 million. Previously, he was the Founder, President and CEO of SQL Solutions, a leading purveyor of services and tools for the relational database market. Bob sold SQL Solutions to Sybase for stock eventually worth over $100 million. Bob served as an executive officer of Sybase for over two years.

In recent years, Bob has appeared three times on the Forbes’ Midas list, a ranking of top venture capitalists. He also appeared on the cover of Business Week in a features story describing how VCs thrive through good and tough times.

Bob has a B.A. in History from Ricker College and studied computer science at Northeastern University for two years.

Jobs (6)

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President & COO

Managing Director

1995 - Current   (over 21 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2012
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Managing Director
1993
1994
President & CEO
1990
1992
Executive Officer
1985
1990
Founder & President & CEO
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$56M / Venture
Sep, 2015$16M / Venture
Jan, 2015$12M / Series B
Jun, 2014$3.2M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2013$5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$6M / Venture
Jun, 2013$12M / Series B
May, 2013$40M / Venture
Mar, 2013$4.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2012$5M / Venture (Lead)
Jan, 2012$5.1M / Venture (Lead)
Oct, 2011undisclosed amount / Venture
Jul, 2011$12M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2011$5M / Series A
Feb, 2011$14M / Series C
Dec, 2010$4M / Venture
Dec, 2010$4M / Venture
Oct, 2010$3.8M / Venture
Oct, 2010$7M / Venture
Sep, 2010$4M / Series C
Dec, 2009$16M / Series E
Nov, 2009$5M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2009$28M / Venture
May, 2009$6M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2008$12M / Series D
Nov, 2008$4M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2008$7M / Series D
Jun, 2008$26M / Venture
Jun, 2008$10M / Series B
Apr, 2008$20M / Series B
Mar, 2008$30M / Series B
Jan, 2008$20M / Series C
Nov, 2007$20M / Series C
Sep, 2007$18M / Series C
Sep, 2007$10M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2007$6M / Series A
Jul, 2007$7.5M / Series E
May, 2007$13.1M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2007$8M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2007$11.18M / Series B

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