Rob splits his time between early-stage (Sorenson Ventures) and later-stage (Sorenson Capital) investments. As Managing Partner, he leads the firm's B2B software investment practice. Influenced by his engineering background, Rob is a product-first investor, focusing on product leadership, technical depth, and differentiating quality - a winning formula for innovation and growth. Rob enjoys working closely with ambitious leaders and is equally devoted to both solving their challenges and celebrating their accomplishments.
Previously, Rob was a Managing Director at Intel Capital. In his 13 years at Intel, Rob invested in more than 50 companies across multiple technology sectors and geographies.
Before Intel, Rob worked as a software consultant for Arthur Andersen, managing a number of major software implementations in the database and internet space. Prior to that, Rob worked as a senior engineer & CTO with several companies.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Rob holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS from Brigham Young University.
Rob is a member of Fellows Class 12, and performed his fellowship at Intel Capital under mentor Keith Larson in Santa Clara, CA. Rob is also a mentor for Karthee Madasamy in class 24.