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Rob Keith

Managing Director

Based in San Diego, CA

Rob Keith is a Managing Director at Salesforce Ventures, which he joined in 2014 to focus on early-stage to growth-stage investments in Vertical SaaS, Security, and AI / ML companies. In 2019, Rob relocated to Sydney to help launch Salesforce Ventures’ Australian and broader APAC investment arm. After moving back to the US in 2021, Rob returned his focus to North American and emerging market opportunities.

Since joining Salesforce Ventures, Rob has helped lead investments in nCino, DocuSign, Highspot, MuleSoft, Forter, Airwallex, GO1, Drata, AppOmni and Protect AI among others.

Before Salesforce Ventures, Rob was in Morgan Stanley’s Technology Banking Group, advising clients on M&A and capital raising including Veeva Systems, Splunk, eBay, and Spotify. Rob graduated from the University of Southern California and hails from San Diego, CA.


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Hugging Face team photo Welcome, Hugging Face!

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Welcome, Hugging Face!

We are excited to announce that we are leading the Series D round in Hugging Face, who has built the largest and most important open source community in AI today

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Welcome, Protect AI!

Announcing our investment in Protect AI, a category creator defining the MLSecOps space with a platform that addresses the security challenges faced by AI and ML systems.

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