Robert Abbott

Venture Partner at Norwest Venture Partners

Robert Abbott

Robert Abbott

Venture Partner at Norwest Venture Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

Selective Genetics, Inc.

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3282

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1965

Age

54

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Co-Founder at Bracket Computing, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer at Bracket Computing, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Voyager Capital LLC

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Partner at Voyager Capital LLC

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Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer at ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ClariPhy Communications, Inc.

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Founder at Act-On Software, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ClariPhy Communications, Inc.

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Founder at Adaptive Spectrum & Signal Alignment, Inc.

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Senior Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners

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Robert Abbott
Venture Partner at Norwest Venture Partners
Education
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Venture Partner
1998 - Current

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) invest in companies located in the U.S, India, and Israel . The firm focuses on cloud & IT, internet & consumer, services, healthcare, technology, information services, business services, financial services and consumer product. They provide financing for seed to late stage transactions. Their investment size ranges from $10 to $15 million, whereas growth equity investment size ranges from $10 to $100million.The firm often the lead investor and acquires minority & controlling interests and also considers co-investments. In some cases, they are the sole venture investor, or they may join with other venture capital firms, corporate partners and founding investors.

Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Selective Genetics, Inc. developed gene therapeutics and DNA devices for tissue repair and regeneration. The company was founded by Thomas S. Porter in 1998 and was headquartered Encinitas, CA.

Professional
Prior - 1997

Silicon Graphics, Inc., is a leader in high-performance computing, visualization and storage. SGI's vision is to provide technology that enables the most significant scientific and creative breakthroughs of the 21st century. Whether it's sharing images to aid in brain surgery, finding oil more efficiently, studying global climate, providing technologies for homeland security and defense or enabling the transition from analog to digital broadcasting, SGI is dedicated to addressing the next class of challenges for scientific, engineering and creative users

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Bracket Computing, Inc. provides enterprise computing solutions. It offers Bracket Computing Cell, a cloud virtualization system that brings enterprise-grade security, performance, reliability and control that large enterprises require to run significant workloads on the public cloud. The firm's Computing Cells harness the public cloud for the enterprise, combining their scale, elasticity and efficiency with the security, performance and control of a dedicated hardware data center. The company was founded by Thomas Gillis and Jason Lango in December 2011 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior - 2011

SideStep, Inc. provides web-based travel search engine services. The company has alliances with travel marketers such as JetBlue Airways, Continental Airlines, Hyatt Corp., Orbitz, Best Western, and the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group. SideStep was founded by Brian Barth & Nancy Ramamurthi in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Director
2001 - 2002
Political Donations
$1,179
2013
$1,163
2012
$1,163
2011
Transactions
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Amazon.com, Inc., Amazon Web Services, Inc. purchase Elemental Technologies, LLC from Voyager Capital LLC, General Catalyst LLC, Steamboat Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, The Alliance of Angels, Oregon Venture Fund, Bend Ventures, In-Q-Tel

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ClariPhy Communications, Inc. develops mixed-signal CMOS integrated circuits for networking applications. It also develops mixed signal, advanced digital signal processing SoCs targeting multi-mode, multi-rate high performance optical network applications at 10, 40, 100, and 200G via the industry's most comprehensive product portfolio. The company provides CL1012, a clock and data recovery integrated circuit for metro, regional, and long haul telecom networks; CL1012 evaluation board, a tool used to test and analyze maximum likelihood sequence estimated electronic dispersion compensation technology in combination with XFP modules; CL4010 LightSpeed, a coherent single chip dual polarization quadrature phase shift keying transceiver; and custom system-on-chips. ClariPhy Communications was founded by Paul Voois, Norm Swenson and Bharath Jagannathan on September 19, 2002 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

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Elemental Technologies, Inc. supplies software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. It develops technologies for video encoding, transcoding, compression, and streaming to provide instantaneous, ubiquitous video content on televisions, personal computers, tablets, and mobile devices. The firm has offices in Brazil, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. The company was founded by Samuel S. Blackman, Brian G. Lewis, Jesse Rosenzweig and Michael G. West in August 2006 and is headquartered in Portland, OR.

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Mozes, Inc. provides mobile marketing services. It offers mobile engagement at live events, helping brands directly connect with consumers at points when they are most passionate via the mobile device. The firm creates interactive mobile experiences for brands that drive engagement, collect data, and grow incremental sales. The company was founded by Dorrian Porter in June 2005 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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223 Twin Dolphin Drive -Redwood City, CA
2011 CloudBeat

The Core Components Of The Cloud Revolution,Revolutionary Cloud Adoptions

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223 Twin Dolphin Drive -Redwood City, CA
2011 CloudBeat

The Core Components Of The Cloud Revolution,Revolutionary Cloud Adoptions

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