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Rob Ward

Co-founder & General Partner

Rob co-founded Meritech in 1999 and helps lead the firm's infrastructure, application software, and data & analytics investment practices.

Rob has been named to the Forbes 'Midas List' multiple times, a recognition given to the world's top tech investors. Prior to Meritech, Rob worked at Montgomery Securities and Smith Barney.

Rob received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves as an algebra tutor at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto. When Rob isn't negotiating with his three teenagers, he is usually running, skiing, hiking, playing a horrendous Bass guitar or daydreaming about an alternate, appropriate ending to Super Bowl XXV.