Bob Metcalfe

Founder at Triple Pundit LLC

Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe

Founder at Triple Pundit LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Triple Pundit LLC
Publish Pundit
Nanosys Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2882

Number of Boards

28

Birthday

04/07/1946 - Brooklyn, New York

Age

75

Number of Awards

7

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Co-Founder at McGovern Institute for Brain Research (MIT)

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Professional at Phreesia, Inc.

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Provost at MIT Corp. (United States)

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Chief Executive Officer at Avistar Communications Corp.

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Co-Founder at McGovern Institute for Brain Research (MIT)

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at MIT Corp. (United States)

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Dean, Sloan School of Management at MIT Corp. (United States)

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Chief Executive Officer & Publisher at MIT Technology Review

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Chairman at MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc.

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Founder at Avistar Communications Corp.

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Bob Metcalfe
Founder at Triple Pundit LLC
Education
Ph.D Unknown
Class of 1970

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

BS in Industrial Management
Class of 1969

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

BS in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1969

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Attendee
Class of 1964
Memberships
Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
General Partner
Prior

Polaris Partners invests primarily in companies in the consumer technology, digital media/entertainment, e-Commerce, network hardware, software and semiconductors sectors. They invest in seed, early-stage and high growth, middle-market companies.The firm's early-stage investments focus on information technology and life sciences companies. Within the information technology sector, Polaris looks for companies that are developing Internet and broadband infrastructure, enterprise software products, e-Commerce products/services, digital media/entertainment, consumer software, network hardware and network software.In the life sciences sector, the firm looks for companies that are developing medical devices, pharmaceuticals, genomics, proteomics, drug delivery, medical services and consumer products and services.Polaris' private equity efforts focus on high-growth, middle-market companies in industries including technology, healthcare, digital media, consumer products and services and business services.Polaris serves as the lead or co-lead investor in the vast majority of their portfolio companies. The firm participates in minority growth equity investments, recapitalizations with liquidity and LBOs.

Founder
1979 - 1990

3com Megahertz Corp. provides voice and data networking products and services. The company was founded by Robert M. Metcalfe, Howard S. Charney and John P. Marshall in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, MA.

Co-Founder
1997 - Prior

PopTech is an American private company located in Brooklyn, NY. The firm operates as a social conference which solves global, social and environmental problems.The company says this about itself: Founded in 1996 by Bob Metcalfe (Inventor, Ethernet) and John Sculley (Apple, Pepsi), PopTech originally provided a forum to critically debate the impact of technology on society. Today, the organization encompasses a much broader mission to explore and act on a portfolio of projects focused on advancing progress on social justice, global health, peace, and security. The organization is supported by a diverse network of individuals and organizations, as well as 170 alumni of the PopTech Social Innovation and Science Fellows program. All have one thing in common, a passionate interest in solving challenges confronting humanity.

Boards & Committees
Director-Trustee-Advisor
2000 - Current

Avistar Communications Corp. designs, develops, manufactures and markets networking video communications products. The company provides various services for installation, design and adoption of its video communications products and offers software development, maintenance, support and training services. It two segments: Products and Intellectual Property division. The Products segment engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale and marketing of networked video communications products. The Intellectual Property segment engages in the development, prosecution, maintenance, support and generation of licensing revenue through license and sale of its Intellectual Property and technology. The company was founded by Gerald J. Burnett, William L. Campbell and R. Stephen Heinrichs in 1993 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

1366 Technologies, Inc. engages in the manufacture of silicon photovoltaic wafers. It develops Direct Wafer, a technology that forms a standard multi-crystalline wafer directly from molten silicon. The company was founded by Frank van Mierlo and Emanuel M. Sachs in 2007 and is headquartered in Bedford, MA.

Director-Trustee-Advisor
Current

MIT Energy Initiative operates as a MIT’s hub for energy research, education and outreach. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Trustee
Current

St. Mark's School provides education programs. It provides a program in the arts that gives students an understanding of the visual and performing arts and develops aesthetic awareness. The company was founded by Joseph Burnett in 1865 and is headquartered in Southborough, MA.

Board Member
Current

PROMOTES U.S. LEADERSHIP IN APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES FOR ULTRA-FAST BROADBAND NETWORKS.

Director-Trustee-Advisor
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2009

St. Mark's School provides education programs. It provides a program in the arts that gives students an understanding of the visual and performing arts and develops aesthetic awareness. The company was founded by Joseph Burnett in 1865 and is headquartered in Southborough, MA.

Political Donations
$250
2013

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,250
2011

Co-Chairman at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Investments
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Ember's mission is a provider of wireless sensor and control network technologies that enable dramatic energy efficiency improvements for businesses, homes, and the utilities that serve them. As part of this effort, Ember will develop and maintain strong relationships with their customers, suppliers, and employees.

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PhyFlex Networks, Inc. manufactures telecommunications equipment. The firm provides switched Ethernet services over fiber, copper, and coaxial cables. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Westford, MA.

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Nanosys, Inc. develops and manufactures inorganic nanostructures and other related products. It offers Ultra HD television. The company was founded by Paul A. Alivisatos, Stephen Empedocles, Peidong Yang, Robert M. Metcalfe, Jim Heath, Paul McEuen, Christoph H. Westphal, Moungi Bawendi, Lawrence A. Bock, Calvin Y. H. Chow, Chunming Niu, Karen Vergura, Hongkun Park, George Pontis and Charles M. Lieber in 2001 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

Awards & Honors
2008
Computer History Museum Fellow - Award
2007
National Inventors Hall of Fame
2003
National Medal of Technology and Innovation
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