Rob is a Special Limited Partner at Matrix Partners having served as General Partner and Managing Partner at the firm. Over the last 20 years while serving in the position of a Founder, Chief Executive Officer or Investor, he has helped launch and build more than 30 successful start-up businesses across a range of technologies, including communications systems and software, systems management software, semiconductors and storage.
Previously, Rob served as Cofounder & CEO at Intersect Software Corporation, Managing Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and Associate at the Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
He is a Director at several private and public companies as well as several charities and foundations. He advises several venture funds and served as a Director of National Venture Capital Association. Rob is an active private investor in over 15 private companies. He has produced aggregate transaction value of over $22 billion and is a long-time entrepreneur and investor in the technology space.
He earned a fellowship to study United States nuclear policy in New Zealand and is a Rotary Scholar. He holds an A.B., with honors, in Social Studies from the Harvard College.