|Investments made||BrightRoll, HubSpot, RingCentral, Scale Computing, Tapulous, JasperSoft, NeoPath Networks, PGP Corporation, Roamware, VanceInfo, Vindicia, Wikinvest|
|Investments partners||Rory O'Driscoll, Kate Mitchell, Sharon Wienbar, Stacy Bishop|
|Credentials||Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser|
Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems, New Era of Networks (NEON)
Most rewarding: The opportunity to make a difference and create a huge company that blazes new trails
Most frustrating: Something always goes bump in the night.
Realizing ones mistakes and course correcting.
1. I don't believe in the no-win scenario
2. Must have passion, drive and no substitute for hard work
3. Always anticipate ahead
Rob Theis invests in SaaS, Technology, Internet, Mobile and Media companies at Scale Venture Partners. He currently serves on the boards of BrightRoll, HubSpot, RingCentral, Scale Computing and Tapulous (Disney). Rob’s other prior investments include: JasperSoft, NeoPath Networks (Cisco), PGP Corporation (Symantec), Roamware, VanceInfo (NYSE: VIT), Vindicia and Wikinvest.
Previously, Rob was executive vice president for New Era of Networks (NEON) and grew it to $200 million in revenues. Rob spent 10 years in executive roles at Sun Microsystems, product management at Silicon Graphics and selling timesharing services for McDonnell Douglas Corporation (Boeing).
In Rob's spare time, he is a Sheriff Cliff / Mountain Rescue Specialist and Rescue Diver.