Robert Howe is a Managing Partner at Highnote Ventures and is also the Chairman of Montgomery Goodwin Investments LLC, a private investment and consulting firm. At Montgomery Goodwin Investments, Mr. Howe has invested in a variety of information technology-based early-stage companies.
Prior to Montgomery Goodwin Investments, Mr. Howe served as Chairman of Scient Inc, a provider of integrated e-business strategy and technology services. He also served as Scient’s Chief Executive Office from its founding in 1998 until 2002.
From 1991 until 1998 Mr. Howe worked for International Business Machines Corporation. His last assignment was as its General Manager of its global banking, financial, and securities business. Prior to that Mr. Howe founded the IBM Consulting Group.
From 1976 until 1991 Mr. Howe served in various consulting positions with Booz Allen Hamilton. He was a Senior Vice President for his last years, on the firm’s board of directors for nine years, and the leader of the commercial systems and financial services practices at various points in his tenure.
Prior to that Mr. Howe served in a variety of information technology management positions. Mr. Howe has an MBA from Harvard University in 1968 and a BBA from SMU in 1966. Mr. Howe is a director of Symphony Services, an information technology services firm since July 2004. Bob is also on the Board of Globoforce, the leader in employee recognition software.