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Robert Ackerman, Managing Director and Founder of Allegis Capital

  • Robert (Bob) Ackerman is the founder and managing director of Allegis Capital and currently works with portfolio companies including Shape Security, Bracket Computing, Platfora and Apprion.┬áHis prior investments include cyber security leader IronPort Systems – acquired by Cisco Systems for $830m, LGC Wireless (TEL), iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ), Comparnet (MSFT), StepUp Commerce (INTU), Driverside (AAP) and Classroom Connect (ENL).

    Prior to Allegis Capital, Bob’s operating experience included the CEO of UniSoft Systems (a world leading UNIX systems house operating in the US, Europe and Asia) and the founder and Chairman of InfoGear Technology Corporation (the first internet appliance company; acquired by CISCO in 2000). Bob has been named as one of the Top 100 technology investors by both Forbes Magazine and AlwaysOn. Bob is a member of the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco-based Asian Art Museum. He is also an instructor on subjects related to venture capital and new venture finance at the University of California’s Haas Graduate School of Business at Berkeley and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.