Bobby Tahir is the Chief Technology Officer at Aldrich Capital Partners responsible for the overall technology vision & strategy for the portfolio. Prior to joining Aldrich, Bobby served as CTO of Hobsons, a provider of SaaS solutions to EdTech markets where he was part of a successful exit to Vista Equity for $450M. Before joining Hobsons, Bobby oversaw R&D as CTO for Community Brands – K12, a leading provider of Financial & Enrollment Management services where he lead the technology side of several acquisitions & post-acquisition integrations. Prior to Community Brands, Bobby had a successful exit to Serent Capital as CTO of a FinTech solutions provider, as well as serving as CTO of two startups during the course of his career. Bobby has worked extensively in technology & product management, helping organizations to develop product strategy, acquire technology IP, innovate with new products and modernize existing platforms. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors at University Startups which helps under-privileged students attend college and achieve their post-secondary objectives. Bobby is a graduate in Physics from Virginia Tech.