Robin Vasan is a software entrepreneur and investor. He invests in the mobile, cloud/SaaS and big data themes. His current investments include Alfresco, Centrify, CloudPhysics, Couchbase, EasilyDo, Marketo, ServiceMax, and Webroot.
Prior to joining Mayfield Fund in 1999, Robin was a founder and/or key member of several successful software startups including CATS Software, Infinity Financial Technology (acquired by SunGard), and Risk Management Solutions.
Robin earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BAS dual degree in industrial engineering and economics from Stanford University.
Robin has been recognized as the Top Open Source investor by Infoworld magazine and is a frequent speaker at technology and venture industry events.
- Sports junkie, attended Stanford on a soccer scholarship , and actively enjoy golf, tennis, snowboarding, squash and basketball.
- Reader (favorite books include the Dune series, Moneyball, The World is Flat), traveler and photographer including gorilla tracking in Rwanda.
- Support Room to Read, a non-profit that builds schools and libraries in developing countries.