Robert is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Industry Ventures.
Prior to joining Industry Ventures, Robert worked as a Consultant for Standish Management and led the Palo Alto office. Robert has over 20 years of experience in Finance, Operations and Management with 12 of those years specifically in Venture Capital. Previously, Robert was the COO and CFO for Founders Fund in San Francisco, CA. Prior to Founders Fund, Robert spent four years as the CFO of Thomas Weisel Venture Partners.
Robert started his career in Venture Capital as the Controller for Mohr, Davidow Ventures. Robert was also a Senior Financial Analyst at Hewlett-Packard and Production Control Analyst at Drexler Technologies.
Robert had earlier careers as both a commercial pilot and studio guitarist. Robert graduated from San Jose State University with a BS in Business Administration, emphasis in Finance. He is a past original member of the Board of Directors for the Private Equity CFO Association (PECFOA), an agency comprised of senior accounting and finance executives.