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Robert Schwartz

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Robert Schwartz

Managing Partner, Third Point Ventures
Robert Schwartz

Since June 2000, Mr. Schwartz has been Managing Partner of Third Point Ventures, the Menlo Park, California-based venture capital arm of Third Point LLC, which is a registered investment adviser based in New York and the investment manager of the Third Point Funds. Mr. Schwartz is presently a director of NextSilicon, Verbit, Sysdig, Kentik, Kumu Networks, Aryaka, Precision Hawk, R2 Semiconductor, SentinelOne (NYSE:S), YellowBrick Data, Ushur, Ahana, and Trullion. Previously he led investments in Radia Communications (acquired by Texas Instruments), LitePoint (acquired by Teradyne), Global Locate (Acquired by Broadcom), EnPhase Energy (Nasdaq : ENPH), Apigee (Nasdaq: APIC, Acquired by Alphabet/GOOG), IQ Engines (acquired by Yahoo!), Elastica (acquired by BlueCoat), Swift Financial (Acquired by PayPal), CloudVelox (acquired by VMWare), Packet (acquired by Equinix), Upstart (Nasdaq:UPST), and CipherTrace (acquired by Mastercard). Mr. Schwartz holds a multi-discipline engineering degree from the University of California at Berkeley.