Bob Pape is an Operating Partner at Thomvest, advising portfolio companies on financial and operational best practices. He has served as CFO of several high-tech venture-backed companies, most recently NetBase Solutions, a leading social media analytics company. Bob has managed 3 IPO’s, a secondary offering and several early and late-stage Venture Capital financings. He has managed the acquisition and sale of companies, products, divisions and product lines. In addition to the traditional CFO role, Bob has a wide-range of experience, having served as CEO, COO, Division General Manager and SVP-Manufacturing at various times. In addition to Thomvest, Bob has worked with investors and Board members of several prominent venture capital firms including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Sierra Ventures, Austin Ventures and Granite Global. Bob has a BSBA degree from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO.