Rob is a Partner in AGC Partners’ Silicon Valley office, where he focuses on infrastructure software and mobility. He has over 25 years of experience working with technology companies as an investment banker and as a principal investor. Before joining AGC, he was Managing Director and Co-Head of Technology Investment Banking for CIBC World Markets from 1999-2008 and was most recently Managing Director and Head of Technology, Media and Telecom at Yorkville Advisors, a $1 billion fund focused on structured finance investments. Rob started out on Wall Street with Dean Witter Reynolds and later moved on to Oppenheimer/CIBC. Rob has completed over 300 financing and M&A transactions.Rob has his B.S. in Economics from Millsaps College where he was Valedictorian, and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
"We decided to engage AGC because of their track record, deep market knowledge, and relationships in the technology sector. Their perseverance, thoroughness, and 24/7 work ethic proved invaluable in today’s turbulent markets, and helped us accomplish our goals."
- Kumar Goswami, CEO, Komprise
"AGC's ability to jump into our turnaround story and introduce us to the right partners was amazing. Their team was smart, creative, responsive and dedicated throughout both the equity and debt fund raising processes. We highly recommend AGC and look forward to working with them again in the future."
-Jill Stelfox, CEO and Refounder, Panzura
"Rob and the AGC team ran an effective process to help arrive at a successful outcome. AGC's understanding of the industry and access to key players were critical in allowing us to generate multiple proposals and close a transaction with an ideal strategic partner. It was a pleasure to work with the AGC team and I look forward to the opportunity to work with them in the future."
-Zahi Boussiba, CEO, Appsee