Bob Goodman is a partner in the firm’s New York office where he focuses primarily on investing in software, mobile, and communications and consumer technology companies.
Before joining Bessemer, Bob founded two successful telecommunications companies: wireless-equipment leader Celcore, acquired by Alcatel through the acquisition of DSC in 1997, and Boatphone, a group of cellular operating companies in the Caribbean. Having served as CEO of both companies, Bob brings the dynamic combination of entrepreneurial, operating, and investment expertise to his portfolio companies.
Bob holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. He currently serves as Trustee of Brown University as well as on several nonprofit boards, including The Play Group Theatre.
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