Robert R. Davenport III

Managing Partner, Brightpath Capital Partners, LP

robert-r-davenport-iii          ROB DAVENPORT is Managing Partner of Brightpath Capital Partners LP, (an investment group focused on generating both economic and social value) and Chairman of Up Services LLC (an IT, satellite and energy services company). Previously he was President and CEO of Covad International, a broadband services provider in Asia and Europe; Senior Vice President of Tele-Communications Inc. (now Comcast), where he managed the broadband services business unit; and Treasurer and CFO of Intellicall, a telecommunications technology public company. He started his career in principal investing at First Boston and Lehman Brothers. Rob was also a member of the board of directors for Teleport Communications Group, and Sprint PCS, MCI, Inc and several other venture stage companies in the US and Europe. As well as his EBCF board role. Rob serves as board Chairman for Sungevity Inc, as a director for BluHomes, Inc and Beneficial State Bank. Rob earned his Bachelor of Arts and MBA from Harvard University and completed postgraduate work in political economy at the University of Nairobi, Kenya as a Rotary Fellow.