Roger invests in great entrepreneurs building innovative companies across the software and consumer landscape. His current portfolio companies include BrightEdge, Coinbase, Entelo, Gen.G, Joya Communications, Live Intent, Lotame, Narrative Science, Narvar, Niantic, PrimeRevenue, Scopely, StockX and Wag!.
Roger’s previous investments include 6Sense (acquired by Insight); Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI); BlueJeans Network (acquired by Verzion); BlueKai (acquired by Oracle); FreeWheel (acquired by Comcast); Gainsight (acquired by Vista); Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN); HotelTonight (acquired by Airbnb); Insitu (acquired by Boeing); Neoteris (acquired by NetScreen); Platfora (acquired by Workday); SafetyWeb (acquired by Experian); Send the Trend (acquired by QVC); TrialPay (acquired by Visa); Trip.com (acquired by Ctrip); Vera (acquired by HelpSystems) and World Golf Tour (acquired by TopGolf).
Before joining Battery, Roger spent 10 years as an entrepreneur and operator. He was the co-founder and president of NetMarket, an ecommerce company that executed the first retail transaction on the Internet in 1994. NetMarket was acquired by Cendant Corporation. Roger also co-founded Corio, a leading managed-service provider that went public and was later acquired by IBM. Finally, he co-founded SMART, a non-profit that provides disadvantaged students access to educational opportunities, personal experiences and social support services to foster academic excellence and access to a college education. Roger has been named to the Forbes Midas List and graduated with distinction from Yale University with a BA in political science.