Bob is a 13-year VC vet twice named to the Forbes "Midas List," having led investments in great ideas and great teams including Acme Packet (APKT, acquired by Oracle), AppIQ (acquired by HP), Channel Advisor (ECOM), Actifio, [x+1] (acquired by Rocket Fuel), Evergage and Fuze. Before becoming a Venture investor, Bob held senior marketing, product management, and sales positions at Lotus Development, Cabot, Cabot and Forbes, General Mills, and Priority Call Management.
Today Bob is on the Boards of Channel Advisor, Actifio, [x+1], Evergage and Thinking Phone Networks. He remains a GP at Advanced Technology Ventures; serves as an Xconomist, and on the non-profit boards of the New England Venture Capital Association, Cambridge Community Foundation and Pivot – an NGO in Madagascar.
Bob holds a B.A. degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck School. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and their two children. For more, check out his How Hard Can It Be podcast episode.
Bill is an accomplished executive and 17-year venture investor passionate about technical innovation, and helping entrepreneurs win.
Bill has extensive operating experience, culminating in his role as the President of Lucent Technology’s $5 billion Cellular and PCS Wireless Networks division. He held senior management positions in product development and marketing at AT&T, Bell Labs, and Lucent, and made the change to venture investing in 2000.
Bill serves on the Boards of G20 portfolio companies Mautic and Siemplify. He remains a GP at Advanced Technology Ventures, and serves on the Boards of Great Point Energy, Rive Technology, Silicor Materials, Oasys Water and Aquion Energy.
Bill earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University, an M.S. from Stanford University, and a B.S. from Cornell University. He and his wife and two daughters live in Wellesley. For more, check out his How Hard Can It Be podcast episode.