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Bob Hower
cambride ma, MA United States
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Bob is a 13-year VC vet twice named to the Forbes "Midas List," having led investments in great ideas and great teams including Acme Packet (APKT, acquired by Oracle), AppIQ (acquired by HP), Channel Advisor (ECOM), Actifio, [x+1] (aquired by Rocket Fuel), Evergage and Thinking Phone Networks.  Before becoming a Venture investor, Bob held senior marketing, product management, and sales positions at Lotus Development, Cabot, Cabot and Forbes, General Mills, and Priority Call Management.

Today Bob is on the Boards of Channel Advisor, Actifio, [x+1], Evergage and Thinking Phone Networks. He remains a GP at Advanced Technology Ventures; serves as an Xconomist, and on the non-profit boards of the New England Venture Capital Association, Cambridge Community Foundation and Pivot – an NGO in Madagascar.

Bob holds a B.A. degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck School. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and their two children.



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Bob Hower's Fundraisers

Help Build a Model Health Center in Madagascar!

Help Build a Model Health Ce…

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31% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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87% Raised of $25,000 Goal