|Board Seats:||Box, DataSift, DocuSign, ExactTarget, Livescribe, and Vantage Media|
|Focus:||Software as a Service, Cloud|
Mercia (UK) – CEO
London School of Economics – BSc, Economics
Rory O’Driscoll is a founding member of Scale Venture Partners (ScaleVP) and has been an active investor at ScaleVP or its predecessor funds since 1993. His primary focus is on software companies benefiting from the move to software-as-a-service and the wider transition of enterprise computing to the cloud. He currently sits on the boards of Axcient, Box, DataSift, DocuSign, ExactTarget (ET), Livescribe, and Vantage Media.
Prior investments include Omniture (IPO:OMTR; Acq: ADBE), Net Genesis (IPO: NTGX; Acq: SPSS), ScanSafe (Acq: Cisco), Frontbridge (Acq: MSFT), Zone Labs (Acq: CHKP), Placeware (Acq: MSFT), OuterBay (Acq: HP) among others. The automation of marketing in the Internet era has been a theme of his investments from NetGenesis in the 1990′s, to Omniture in 2005, and ExactTarget today.
Rory was named to the Forbes Midas List in 2012 and 2013 and was also named one of the “power players” of venture capital by AlwaysOn in for the past three years. Prior to ScaleVP, he was the CEO of a manufacturing company in the UK. Rory holds a BSc from the London School of Economics.