CEO and Co-Founder
A native of Sonora, Mexico, Roberto founded what is now AfterCollege™ as a Junior at Stanford University, where he obtained his B.S. degree in Economics. Roberto has extensive web strategy and deployment experience. His previous projects include Intuit’s Quicken Beta web site, which was the first software beta testing service of its kind. He was also involved in rolling out the first interactive college course web site in the United States for a class at Stanford. Previously, he worked at BBN/GTE Internetworking as a Project Manager, heading Internet hosting architecture design projects. Roberto is the co-author of two patents relating to AfterCollege’s proprietary online recruiting technology. Roberto is fluent in Spanish, English and French, and enjoys traveling, running and developing new product ideas for AfterCollege.
Operating Partner, VK
A seasoned entrepreneur and business executive, Marcel Legrand held various executive roles at TMP Worldwide and Monster.com, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development. He is currently Operating Partner at VK. Mr. Legrand obtained his B.A. degree in Communications from Hofstra University, an M.A. in International Economics & Finance from Columbia University, and MBA from City University of New York-Baruch College.
General Partner, Flywheel Ventures
Trevor Loy has over 15 years of venture investing, entrepreneurial and operating experience in technology ventures. He focuses on investments in semiconductors, software-as-a-service, and digital services. He brings particular strengths in opportunity recognition, marketing strategy, and resource building. Trevor is also a board member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).
Prior to the creation of Flywheel’s institutional funds, Loy managed a “super angel” fund, Flywheel Capital. Prior to Flywheel Ventures, he held entrepreneurial, executive and technical roles at companies including Gigabeat (backed by Kleiner Perkins and acquired by Napster); Brooktree (acquired by Rockwell Semiconductor, now Conexant Systems); ParkingNet, Teradyne, and Intel Corporation. Trevor holds a BS Electrical Engineering, MS Electrical Engineering, and MS Management Science & Engineering, all from Stanford University. He also studied at the Stanford Center for Technology & Innovation in Kyoto, Japan and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Mario Rosati has been with the Palo Alto, California law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati since 1971. Mr. Rosati received his law degree from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, and his undergraduate degree from UCLA. Specializing in corporate law for high technology companies, he serves as a director of several publicly traded companies. In 1981, he participated in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Task Force to the office of the President Elect, Ronald Reagan. Mr. Rosati is an adjunct Professor at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and is on the UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees.