Robert Abbott

Robert Abbott

Robert joined Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) in 1998 and is focused on a wide variety of investment categories including mobile, online advertising, infrastructure and systems.

Personal blog: http://www.nvp.com
Palo Alto, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since March 27, 2012
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Type of investor Accelerator
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Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Education
1998 Stanford University , MBA

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Robert joined Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) in 1998 and is focused on a wide variety of investment categories including mobile, online advertising, infrastructure and systems. 

His current investments and board seats include Brand.net, ClearData, ClariPhy, Elemental Technologies,  Kayak, mBlox, Mozes and Zenverge. Robert was formerly a member of the board of directors of Covigo (acquired by Symbol Technologies), KACE (acquired by Dell), Occam Networks (acquired by Calix), Resonext Communications (acquired by RF Micro Devices) and SideStep (acquired by Kayak). He has also worked with such companies as Embark (acquired by Princeton Review), Escalate (acquired by GERS), mPower (acquired by Morningstar) and Quantum Effect Devices (acquired by PMC-Sierra).

Robert has nine years of operational experience in various roles, from engineering to marketing and product management. Before joining NVP, he was at Silicon Graphics. Prior to Silicon Graphics, Robert worked at IBM-ROLM Systems.

He holds a bachelor of science and a master of science in electrical engineering and an MBA, all from Stanford University.