Arthur Rock

Principal at Arthur Rock & Co.

Arthur Rock

Arthur Rock

Principal at Arthur Rock & Co.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Basic Fund
Intel Corp.

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6197

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

09/19/1926 - Rochester, NY, United States

Age

93

Number of Awards

6

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Chief Executive Officer at Teach for America, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Stanford University - Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School

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Director, President, Chief Executive Officer at The Markkula Foundation

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President Emeritus at California Institute of Technology

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Consultant Senior Advisor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Founder at GingerBread Capital

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Chief Executive Officer at Robin Hood Foundation

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Founder at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

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Founder at Lone Pine Capital LLC

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Chairman at Limestone Capital Advisors LLC

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Arthur Rock
Principal at Arthur Rock & Co.
Education
MBA
Class of 1951

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor's in Political Science & Finance
Class of 1948

Syracuse University, commonly referred to as Syracuse, 'Cuse, or SU, is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. The institution's roots can be traced to the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary (later becoming Genesee College), founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lima, New York, in 1831. Following several years of debate over relocating the college to Syracuse, the university was established in 1870, independent of the college. Since 1920, the university has identified itself as nonsectarian, although it maintains a relationship with The United Methodist Church. The campus is located in the University Hill neighborhood of Syracuse, east and southeast of downtown, on one of the larger hills. Its large campus features an eclectic mix of buildings, ranging from nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival structures to contemporary buildings. SU is organized into 13 schools and colleges, with nationally recognized programs in information studies and library science, architecture, communications, business administration, sport management, public administration, engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences. Syracuse University athletic teams, known as the Orange, participate in 20 intercollegiate sports. SU is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference for all NCAA Division I athletics, except for women's ice hockey, and the rowing team. SU is also a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

Career History
Principal
Tenure Unconfirmed
Co-Founder
1998 - Prior

The BASIC Fund began awarding scholarships in 1998. The idea was to educate less fortunate inner-city children, who may be locked in an unacceptable school situation. For example, schools a long way from home or where learning is impossible because of overcrowding, lack of discipline, gangs, drugs, or lack of caring and motivation. All these situations have in common a detriment to learning, and parents who must accept these conditions because they cannot afford to do anything about them. The area of education that seemed most logical to support was the elementary school, K through 8th grade. We felt if we could help the children in their earliest years, they were more apt to have a chance of success. For, without an education, many were doomed to a life of crime, drugs, unemployment and a situation not unlike what they had grown up with. The main qualification for eligibility for a BASIC Fund scholarship is that the families meet the financial guidelines set in the application; which are similar to the Federal Reduced Lunch Program guidelines. Also, the students must be entering the grades K-8. When granted a scholarship, it is necessary for the students to meet all the academic requirements of the private school to which they apply. We aim to offer a meaningful scholarship that in most cases approaches 50% of the tuition, with the parents making up most of the difference. Currently, the scholarship is up to $1,600 per year. We are a helping hand, not a hand out. BASIC Fund families must also have a stake in this educational endeavor. They have a stake if they are contributing to the cost of schooling. For the school year that began in 1998, The BASIC Fund awarded scholarships to 355 students who attended school in San Francisco County. The students attended forty-six different schools. In 1999 we expanded the program to include students attending schools in Marin and San Mateo Counties. In 2001 we expanded the program to include students in Alameda County. For the 2005-2006 school year we expanded our programs to include students attending school in Contra Costa County. And, in 2008 we expanded our program to include Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma and Napa Counties. Currently, we are supporting 5,000 students in The Bay Area at about 300 different schools. Since our inception we have enjoyed generous matching gifts from Children's Scholarship Fund in New York and Arthur Rock. This means that with 100% of our administrative costs covered by contributions from our board of directors, every dollar we raise in contributions becomes multiple dollars in scholarships.

Co-Founder
1968 - Prior

Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel Corporation, founded on July 18, 1968, is a portmanteau of Integrated Electronics (the fact that "intel" is the term for intelligence information was also quite suitable). Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphic chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing. Founded by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore and widely associated with the executive leadership and vision of Andrew Grove, Intel combines advanced chip design capability with a leading-edge manufacturing capability. Though Intel was originally known primarily to engineers and technologists, its "Intel Inside" advertising campaign of the 1990s made it and its Pentium processor household names.

Boards & Committees
Director
2000 - Prior

Nasdaq, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and public & private company services. It operates through the following segments: Market Services, Corporate Services, Information Services and Market Technology. The Market Services segment includes its equity derivative trading and clearing, cash equity trading, FICC and trade management services businesses. The Corporate Services segment includes its corporate solutions and listing services businesses. The Information Services segment includes data products, index licensing and services businesses. The Market Technology segment is a global technology solutions provider and partner to exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories, regulators, banks, brokers and corporate businesses. The company was founded by Gordon S. Macklin in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
1988 - 2005

Echelon Corp. engages in the development and distribution of open-standard control networking platforms for industrial internet of things applications. It offers chips, control point devices, network interfaces, software, modules, routers, controllers and gateways, motion sensors, and starter and evaluation kits. The company was founded by Armas Clifford Markkula, Jr. in February 1988 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Director
1980 - 1993

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables and accessories, and other variety of related services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries. Its products and services include iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, Apple Care, iCloud, digital content stores, streaming, and licensing services. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

Life Member, Board of Trustees
Current

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art provides exhibitions, education, publications, collections, and related public programs. The company was founded by Grace McCann on January 18, 1935 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

San Francisco Opera Association owns and operates opera theater. It offers an array of training programs and performance opportunities for young artists under the support of the San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program. The company was founded by Gaetano Merola in 1923 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2018

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures.

$100K +
2018

Children's Scholarship Fund, Inc. operates as a non-profit organization that provides partial tuition assistance for low-income families to send their children to private schools. It offers scholarships for children grades Kindergarten - 8th grade. The firm focuses on elementary education. The company was founded by Theodore J. Forstmann and John T. Walton in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$10K - $20K
2016

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art provides exhibitions, education, publications, collections, and related public programs. The company was founded by Grace McCann on January 18, 1935 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$6,800
2014

Former Founding Chief Executive Officer at Partnership Schools

$20K
2014

Former Senator at Office of the Senator from Montana, John Walsh

$2,500
2012

Former Representative from Connecticut's 5th Congressional District

Investments
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RivalWatch is the leading provider of online competitive pricing and assortment information, used by top-performing retailers and consumer product manufacturers to improve business performance.Founded in 1999, RivalWatch provides accurate and timely online competitive pricing and assortment information to more than 60 leading Internet retailers and consumer product manufacturers. Customers use RivalWatch information to achieve financial and strategic business objectives, including increased revenues, profitability, and market share.

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Arena Solutions, Inc. provides cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications. Its PLM suite of products including BOMControl and PartsList, as well as their supply chain exchange solution enable engineering and manufacturing teams and their extended supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, and streamline supply chain management. The firm's cloud PLM applications simplify bill of materials and change management for companies of all sizes, and offer the right balance of flexibility and control at every point in the product lifecycle. The company was founded by Eric Larkin and Michael J. Topolovac in February 2000 and is headquartered in Foster, CA.

Awards & Honors
American Electronics Association - Medal of Achievement Award
American Academy of Achievement Award
Syracuse University - George Arents Pioneer Medal
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