Mr. Higgins has over 30 years of private equity investment experience. From 1988 to 2013, he was General Partner and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Partners, an investment firm that raised over $3 billion of capital across nine funds. Most recently, Bob founded Causeway Media Partners which invests in sports technology and media.
In 2012, Bob was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also a former director of the National Venture Capital Association and president of the New England Venture Capital Association. Bob has also been a General Partner at Charles River Ventures and the Executive Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation. He was Chief Executive of the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Burden Foundation. Bob is a former Assistant to both the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the head of the international division of the U.S. Treasury.
Bob is a graduate of Harvard University and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he is a part-time faculty member.