Rich is a longtime operations executive turned venture capitalist who invests in real estate tech, artificial intelligence, robotics and marketplaces. Rich was the President, Chairman and CEO of LoopNet, the leading online marketplace for the Commercial Real Estate industry. He led LoopNet through a successful IPO in 2006 and an eventual $900 million sale to CoStar Group. Earlier, Rich was SVP of Products & Technology at Risk Management Solutions and, immediately prior to joining Canaan, an Operating Partner with Khosla Ventures. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Rich in 5
Origins: Grew up in rural Nebraska - farm country
Sport: Basketball - would rather play, but if watching it’s the Warriors
Dream Job: NBA sharpshooter
Interests: Active & outdoors: basketball, snowboarding, motorcycling, hiking
Accomplishments: Serial entrepreneur at great startups