In search of things new and useful.
Rob is a co-founder and Partner at NextView. He tries to spend as much time as possible working with entrepreneurs to develop products that solve important problems for everyday people.
Rob’s main area of focus is around companies that use software to deliver transformative consumer experiences to end users. This has led him to make investments in a wide range of industries including ecommerce, business productivity, labor marketplaces, real estate tech, and digital health.
Prior to founding NextView, Rob was at Spark Capital and focused on early stage investments in consumer web and mobile. Before joining Spark Capital, Rob worked at Ebay as the Business Product Lead for “Finding”. In this role, he oversaw the launch of major products that enhanced the search, browse, and product discovery experience for tens of millions of users.
Previously, Rob was a consultant at The Parthenon Group and also held product management roles at Fidelity Investments and BzzAgent (acquired by Dunnhumby).
Rob attended Duke University and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He was also a founding board member of Highrock Church in Brookline, MA. He lives in Lexington, MA with his wife and 2 daughters.