Bob has 20+ years of experience in a variety of product management/marketing and strategy positions at Microsoft, first as Corporate Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for the Enterprise Server business. Bob then became the first business leader on Microsoft Azure as Corporate Vice President for Azure’s first 5 years. Bob’s last role at Microsoft was Corporate Vice President for the Cloud + Enterprise Business Development and Strategy Team and was responsible for the merger and acquisition strategy and coordination of cross-division strategic planning. Prior to joining Goldman as an Operating Partner, Bob was a General Partner at Ignition Partners investing in enterprise software startups. Bob has served on the boards of Nimble Storage, Skytap, Trifacta, Shyft, Amplero, Aryaka, Striim as well as many non-profit boards.