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Robert Kniaz

Founding Partner at Hoxton Ventures

Profile

Rob is currently a founding partner at Hoxton Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm investing across Europe.Having spent most of his career in Silicon Valley, Rob came to London in 2008 to join the investments team at Fidelity Ventures, focusing on consumer internet and software as a service sectors.

Prior to Fidelity, he was on the new business development team at Google and was previously a lead product manager for AdSense's front-end systems. While at Google, he also launched the AdWords pay-per-action (PPA) product and was actively involved in the acquisition of Feedburner in 2008.Rob began his career in Intel's highly selective technical sales program where he worked to grow their entrepreneurial reseller channel in the Federal Government vertical and later in Latin America from Bogota and Miami Beach.

A dual US/UK national, he holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Masters certificate in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University.