Ross Fubini is a successful early-stage technology investor, passionate about connecting people and helping them build amazing products. Ross runs his own firm, XYZ Ventures, but also co-founded Village Global in 2017. As an active board member, Ross brings his experience to companies such as BeyondHQ, Piazza Technologies, Legion, and Beneficial State Bank. Ross’ investments include Lendup, Optimizely, and Metromile.
Prior to XYZ, Ross was a partner at Canaan Partners and Kapor Capital where he focused on defensible businesses across enterprise applications, FinTech and healthcare IT spaces.
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Ross was a successful entrepreneur who co-founded and grew CubeTree, a Gartner Visionary enterprise social collaboration company. CubeTree was acquired by SuccessFactors (now an SAP company) in 2010 where he served as a vice president. He also held engineering leadership roles at Symantec, BEA/Plumtree, TellMe Networks, and Netscape.
Ross is an avid triathlete, marathon runner, and Ironman competitor. He holds a B.S. in engineering and art from Carnegie Mellon University.