Rob Rosenberg has spent his career at the nexus of entrepreneurship, innovation, and investing. Before joining Prolog, he was the SVP of EyeNetra, a VC-funded spinout of the MIT Media Lab, and CEO of ShopWell, a spinout from IDEO which he guided to its acquisition by HarvestMark. He also founded Fast Forward Ventures, an advisory firm focused on commercializing innovation. Previously, Rob was a founding partner of New Venture Partners, a $700 million VC firm dedicated to funding corporate technology spin-outs. During his tenure there, he served on many boards including Internet Photonics (acquired by Ciena), Liquavista B.V. (acquired by Samsung), and Vidus (acquired by @Road). Rob was honored by the New Jersey Technology Council as a Finalist for Financier of the Year in 2010. He was also an Advisory Board member of the IBF Corporate Venturing Conference. Earlier in his career, Rob was a manager with The Boston Consulting Group and an analyst with Salomon Brothers Venture Capital. His first job was as a pushcart vendor for the New York Egg Cream Company.
Rob is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurial Thinking at Stevens Institute of Technology. This semester (ending in May) he is teaching a course for the Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship program.
Rob holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Computer Science and Psychology from Yale and an MBA from Harvard, where he was a Baker Scholar.
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