Rob Coneybeer

Rob Coneybeer is a managing director and co-founder of Shasta Ventures, an early-stage venture fund in Silicon Valley. He started his career as an aerospace engineer and automotive engine tester before earning his Wharton MBA. Now Coneybeer works with entrepreneurs who are creating disruptive new approaches to mobile and networked devices, as well as technology applications that leverage novel infrastructure technologies in creative ways. His current companies include Nest, Mocana, and Relay Rides.

Past Appearances

Launch Pad: May 8, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Brett Hurt (Co-Founder, CEO, data.world) on the Wednesday, May 8, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Launch Pad: March 20, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Patrick Ennis (Chief Technology Officer, Xinova) and Tyler Davidson (CEO, Element Data) on the Wednesday, March 20, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Launch Pad: March 13, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Alexander Schuth (Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Denali Therapeutics), Ryan Sim ( Co-founder/Managing Director, We The People), and Michael Farid (CEO & Co-Founder, Spyce) on the Wednesday, March 13, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Launch Pad: January 30, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Jon Carter (Chief Executive Officer, Snap Kitchen), James Bell (Director, Corporate Communications and Social Media, Kia Motors America), Luis Perez (CEO, Remoov), and Deepak Sekar (Founder and CEO, Chowbotics) on the Wednesday, January 30, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Launch Pad: January 16, 2019

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Robert Jakobi (Founder and CEO, BOU), Charles Chang (Co-Founder & Advisor, Lubn Inc.), Evan Rosenbaum (Co-Founder/ CPO, Genies Inc), and Andy Fang (Co-founder & CTO, DoorDash) on the Wednesday, January 16, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Launch Pad: December 12, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Eric Strasser (Co-Founder, COO, Motiv Inc.), Marisa Sharkey (President and Co-Founder, Birdies Slippers), Davis Smith (Founder, CEO, Cotopaxi), Karla Gallardo (Co-Founder, Cuyana), and Shilpa Shah (Co-Founder, Cuyana) on the Wednesday, December 12, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Launch Pad: December 5, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Michael Grillo (Co-Founder and President, Gravity Products), Claire Tomkins (Founder & CEO, Future Family), Jake Kalick (President/Co-Founder, Made In), Chip Malt (CEO/Co-Founder, Made In), and Julia Cheek (Founder and CEO, EverlyWell) on the Wednesday, December 5, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Launch Pad: November 14, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Aman Advani (CEO & Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply), Greg Lambrecht (Founder, Coravin), Matt Stephenson (Executive Director & Co-Founder, Code2College), and Rel Lavizzo-Mourey (Founder & Designer, Silver Lining Bespoke) on the Wednesday, November 14, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Launch Pad: November 7, 2018

Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Tim Chang (Partner, Mayfield) and Erik Moore (Founder, Base Ventures) on the Wednesday, November 7, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Launch Pad: October 24, 2018

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Jaz Banga (CEO, Airspace) and Karl Ulrich (Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Wharton School) on the Wednesday, October 24, 2018 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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Hosts Karl Ulrich and Rob Coneybeer are joined by Robert Meyerson (Founder; Former President of Blue Origin, Delalune Space) on the Wednesday, June 26, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.

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