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Robin Vasan


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.

Fun Facts

  • 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.


Current Investments

  • Alfresco Software
  • Centrify Corporation
  • CloudPhysics
  • Couchbase
  • EasilyDo
  • GroundWork
  • ServiceMax
  • Webroot

Notable Investments

  • Akimbi Systems, Inc.
  • Marketo
  • Riverbed Technologies
  • Trigo
  • webMethods


Phone:(650) 854-5560