Robert Wadsworth

Managing Director


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Rob Wadsworth joined HarbourVest in 1986 and focuses on direct co-investments globally. He manages many of the Firm’s investment activities in the industrial, services, and information technology sectors. Rob also serves on the Firm’s Global Investment Committee. Rob works with a number of portfolio companies in a director capacity. He is currently a director of  Earth Networks, Intelex Technologies, and several other privately-held companies. Rob has been responsible for more than 200 of HarbourVest’s direct investments and has served as a director on approximately 50 of those companies’ boards.

Rob’s prior experience includes management consulting with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, where he specialized in the areas of operations strategy and manufacturing productivity.

He received a BS (magna cum laude) in Systems Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Virginia in 1982 and an MBA (with distinction) from Harvard Business School in 1986. Rob serves as a Trustee of the University of Virginia School of Engineering & Applied Science and St. Sebastian’s School and is a former Trustee of Dana Hall School.