Rob Salvagno (San Francisco) joined KKR in 2020 and is co-head of the Next Generation Technology Growth investment team, focusing on NGT investments in the Americas. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Salvagno spent the prior two decades at Cisco, where he was last responsible for leading the company's investment and M&A group. At Cisco, Mr. Salvagno led a global organization that acquired over 200 companies over its history and a strategic venture capital team which invested hundreds of millions of dollars annually in the start-up ecosystem. Mr. Salvagno started his career in investment banking where he worked in the technology investment banking groups at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and PaineWebber. He holds a B.A. from Stanford University.