Rob Ketterson, Founding Partner
Rob Ketterson focuses on investment opportunities in information technology, software and tech-enabled services. His board directorships include Black Duck Software, Cortera, and MegaPath Networks. Rob was previously on the Board of mindSHIFT Technologies (acquired by BestBuy) and Ping Identity (acquired by Vista Equity). He has also previously served on the Board of both the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) and National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).
Prior to being a founding partner of Volition Capital, Rob was Managing Partner at Fidelity Ventures. While at Fidelity Ventures, Rob headed the US and Europe investment teams. He has led a number of investments including Geotel (GEOC - subsequently acquired by Cisco), Nuance Communications (NUAN), InterNAP (INAP), Webspective Software (acquired by Inktomi), Nexabit Networks (acquired by Lucent), WaveSmith (acquired by Ciena), Connected Corp (acquired by Iron Mountain) and Intellon (ITLN). Prior to Fidelity, Rob worked as a manager in the high technology practice of The Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that, he was a product manager for PC products at VLSI Technology, Inc.
Rob received an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.