Bob Burke

Venture Partner

One of the most rewarding things is being able to work with great people running great businesses. It’s been an honor and pleasure to work with some of the best as a Venture Partner with TCV.

Bob has over 35 years of experience in the technology space with both private and public companies and is focused on investment opportunities in the software and internet sectors. Bob was most recently CEO of Art Technology Group (ATG) and led the turnaround and rejuvenation of the business. Under Bob’s leadership, ATG became a leading e-commerce software provider and was acquired by Oracle for over $1 billion.

Before ATG, Bob was CEO of Quidnunc, a privately-held web consultancy with headquarters in London and offices in the United States. Prior to that, he was President of ePresence Solutions (formerly Banyan Systems), where he led the repositioning of Banyan from its legacy Network Operating System business both organically and by acquisition.

Bob started his career as a software specialist at Digital Equipment Corporation and held a wide variety of roles in hardware and software infrastructure, software applications, and services. His various roles at Digital included being general manager of its billion-dollar-plus systems integration business with operations in over 45 countries.

Bob currently serves on the boards of two public companies and is a board director or observer of TCV portfolio companies Act-On, ETQ, Rave Mobile Safety, RELEX Solutions, and Spryker. He has been an advisor for many companies during his career, and is a respected expert in software and e-commerce. Bob enjoys being with family and friends, traveling, and trying to improve his golf game.

Bob has a B.S. in Physics from Eastern Michigan University.

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