Roger Chabra is a partner of Rho Canada Ventures. With more than 15 years of venture capital, operating and entrepreneurial experience, he seeks to partner with passionate, energetic and visionary entrepreneurs who solve big problems and also possess the innate qualities needed to lead people to achieve their goals. When evaluating investment opportunities, Rogerâ€™s focus is on the entrepreneurial team behind the venture. He joined Rho in 2010 and focuses on investments in new media, software, wireless and communication companies at the early stages of development. Prior to Rho, Roger worked as a venture investor at GrowthWorks Capital and at the corporate venture arm of BCEâ€™s wireless division. He was also previously a technology start-up CEO at Mobilessence and worked in a variety of technology-focused roles at Rogers Wireless and Sapphire Technologies (Randstad). Roger is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing Canadaâ€™s competitiveness in the global information economy. He believes Canadian entrepreneurs are among the best talents in the world, and he is passionate about the advantages of growing technology companies in Canada and making them global leaders.
Roger received an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario.
1994 - Jan, 1997
1997 - Jan, 2000
CEO & Co-Founder
1999 - Jan, 2002
Senior Business Analyst (Operations)
2003 - Jan, 2004
Associate Director, Bell Accelerator Fund
2004 - Jan, 2005
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