Rod joined Vista Equity Partners in 2008. He currently works with the firm's investments in Mediaocean and Forcepoint, and sits on the board of Ping Identity. He was actively involved in Vista's investments in Aderant, BigMachines, Mitratech, Relias, SirsiDynix, STATS, SumTotal, TIBCO and Websense.
Prior to joining Vista, Rod worked at the Stanford Genome Technology Center focusing on the development of nanotechnology-driven diagnostics. During his time at Stanford, Rod became involved with the creation and spin-out of NextBio, a provider of SaaS-based products for integrating corporate and public data from sequencing and microarray technologies (acquired by Illumina in 2013).
B.E. in Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University