Co-Founder & Managing Director, Bridgescale Partners
Rob is the former co-founder and CEO of Dryft, the industry's first dynamic onscreen keyboard for mobile devices. As CEO, Rob managed all operations for the company including sales, marketing, business development and finance from the company's formation to the eventual acquisition by a large technology company. Rob is also the co-founder and Managing Director of venture capital firm Bridgescale Partners where he leads investments in many technology startups. Rob has over 18 years of venture capital experience in Silicon Valley with unique insight, relationships and expertise in within the mobile, HRM SaaS and cloud ecosystems. Rob is an active angel investor and enjoys sharing his high value network to help entrepreneurs and management teams grow their businesses.
Rob himself is an entrepreneur having founded Dryft, Bridgescale Partners, as well as founding Canadian technology social network, Digitalpuck.ca. Rob is on the University of Waterloo Dean of Engineering's Advisory Council.