Bob is the Godfather (in the good sense) of the local technology investors. He's funded, advised, founded or run more companies than we'll ever profile. That includes Intellext (Al Wasserberger), VHT (Brian Balduf), ShowingTime (Scott Woodard), Katabat Corporation (Eric Antonow, Dave Sidwell), Advanced Diamond Technologies, Arryx, Merge Heathcare, MEDX, Sivox, OrthoScan, Genix Therapeutics, Bias Power, Capital Growth, Exadigm. He founded budget motel chain Sixpence Inns which was acquired by Motel 6. As part of a telecom venture, he was guarded by warlords as he set up earth stations in Siberia. He's also been involved in the following funds: Kettle Partners (Mark Achler), K-B Partners (Keith Bank), Crestview Capital, Dunrath Partners, Ceres Venture Fund, Artesian Capital.