Sergio is an investor and successful entrepreneur who has operated global tech businesses in Silicon Valley. He attended Stanford University for his undergraduate degree and received a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University.
Sergio has invested early in unicorns like Kahoot!, Udemy, and Adaptive Insights during his decade-long career as Partner at Norwest Venture Partners. He has also held leadership roles at high-growth tech companies like eBay, PayPal, and Portal Software. He co-founded and currently leads the Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and also lectures at the University, mentoring students on entrepreneurship and innovation in education technology.
Sergio grew up in Mexico and immigrated to the United States as a kid, not knowing any English. Education has positively shaped Sergio's life and opened doors to incredible opportunities, and he hopes to continue investing in technologies that promote diversity and inclusion and help humans thrive and get ahead.
You can learn more about Sergio here.
Crystal is a storyteller and social entrepreneur who is passionate about the intersection of social impact and tech. Having worked at several early-stage startups and social impact VC firms, she is excited to get to work uplifting and elevating the voices of diverse founders and startups at Roble Ventures.
Prior to working in tech, Crystal founded a community organization to help underserved students in her community explore different careers and wrote stories for a news platform created by Lady Gaga.
Crystal has also been heavily involved in community organizing and local government, having served on the San Francisco Youth Commission and several successful campaigns.
You can learn more about Crystal here.