Professional Background

Roger Krakoff is the founder and Managing Partner at Cloud Capital. He has over 15 years of venture capital, equity investing and operating experience in the enterprise software, IT, and information services industries. Before Cloud Capital, Roger was a Venture Partner at Sigma Partners for over 5 years. Before Sigma, Roger was a partner with JEGI Capital, focusing on the intersection of technology with the media, marketing and information industries where he was a director of Aprimo Software, Noosh Software, and Intraspect Software (acquired by Vignette Software). He has also served as a Managing Director in VeronisSuhler Stevenson’s Business & Professional Information Group and directed the private equity fund’s investing efforts in the healthcare information market (Solucient), in addition to its efforts in venture investing (ChemConnect). Roger has held senior executive positions in corporate development, marketing, and product management at WebLineCommuncations (acquired by Cisco Systems), Stream International (acquired by Solectron), the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where he founded D&B Services; D&B Small Business Solutions, and opened business credit joint venture operations across Eastern Europe. He began his career at IBM. Roger is a frequent speaker and a writer on the information services industry.

Educational Background

Roger earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in International Relations and Economics from Tufts University.

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Making a difference by developing leaders to become the next generation of successful managers in the all important social sector.