Alum of the Week: Rob Kniaz, Co-Founder and Partner, Hoxton Ventures
After graduating from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Computer Science in 2001, Rob Kniaz went on to work at Intel as a Market Development Manager. He then moved on to Google as a Product Manager before eventually moving to Europe to help the company with New Business Development across the region, wehre he focused on OpenSocial and Google Docs Visualizations. After his time with Google, he went on to Fidelity Ventures, a European venture capital firm. After spending some time at Fidelity Ventures, Kniaz went on to found Hoxton Ventures , an early stage technology venture captial firm. Kniaz currently lives in London, and agreed to an interview as a part of his being our alum of the week.
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