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Bob Ackerman

Executive Chairman and Founder

Allegis Capital


Bob Ackerman founded Allegis Capital in 1996 after a successful career as a serial entrepreneur. In founding Allegis, his mission was to build a seed and early-stage venture firm that would combine operational experience with an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on forging true partnerships with portfolio companies to build successful and sustainable cyber technology companies. Mr. Ackerman has been recognized as a Fortune 100 cybersecurity executive and also as one of "CyberSecurity's Money Men". He is also a co-founder of DataTribe, a unique "startup studio," co-headquartered in the Washington, D.C. Beltway and in Silicon Valley. DataTribe's mission is to create and grow technology startups by leveraging advanced technologies forged by government R&D projects in the United States and other select western governments. Additionally, Mr. Ackerman is the chairman of Founders Equity Partners, a venture capital firm making direct investments in targeted "growth stage" technology companies, through secondary purchases of equity from founders and early investors. Founders Equity has a strong focus on cyber security and data analytics related companies. Previously, as an entrepreneur, he was the president and CEO of UniSoft Systems, a global leading UNIX Systems House and the Founder and Chairman of InfoGear Technology Corporation, a pioneer in the original integration of web and telephony technology and creator of the original iPhone