Brian Ascher joined Venrock in 1998 as a Kauffman Fellow and is currently a partner based in Venrock’s Palo Alto office. Brian focuses on a broad range of enterprise information technology and healthcare IT. In addition to Awarepoint, Brian is also on the Board of healthcare IT company of Vocera (NYSE: VCRA and he was a past director of RelayHealth up until it’s acquisition by McKesson. Brian also serves on the Boards of Retail Solutions, Inrix, Billfloat, Personal Capital, and Atrenta; and previous investments include ADiFY (acquired by Cox Enterprises), DATAllegro (acquired by Microsoft), Unicru (acquired by Kronos), and Redbeacon (acquired by Home Depot). Prior to Venrock, Brian was a Senior Product Manager at Intuit responsible for Quicken and Quicken.com, and earlier in his career was a Strategy Consultant at the Monitor Group. Brian has been named to the Forbes’ Midas List, which ranks the top venture capitalists, multiple times including the current edition.
Brian received his B.A. from Princeton and his M.B.A. from Stanford.