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Arthur Rock

Arthur RockBorn: 19-Aug-1926
Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Coined term "Venture Capitalism"

Considered by many to be the first "venture capitalist". Financed Fairchild Semiconductor, Intel, and Apple Computer.

Father: Hyman A. Rock
Mother: Reva Cohen
Wife: Toni Rembe (attorney, m. 19-Jul-1975)

    University: Syracuse University (1948)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1951)
    Administrator: Trustee, Harvard Business School
    Administrator: Trustee, California Institute of Technology

    Arthur Rock & Co. Principal (1969-)
    Davis & Rock Partner (1961-68)
    AirTouch Communications Investor
    Apple Investor
    Fairchild Semiconductor Investor
    Intel Investor (1968)
    Scientific Data Systems Investor
    Teledyne Investor
    Member of the Board of AirTouch Communications (1994-)
    Member of the Board of Apple (1981-93)
    Member of the Board of Argonaut Insurance Group (1986-)
    Member of the Board of Echelon (1989-2005)
    Member of the Board of Intel (1968-?, including as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of NASDAQ (1998-?)
    Member of the Board of Scientific Data Systems (1962-69)
    Member of the Board of Teledyne (1961-94)
    Member of the Board of Xerox (1969-72)
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    Bill Bradley for President
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    McCain 2000
    Pro-Growth Action Team


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