Treehouse Capital LLC is a personal investment vehicle founded by Rob Majteles in 2000. Treehouse’s portfolio includes investments in private and public technology companies and in investment funds. Mr. Majteles is also an investor in, and an advisor to, Backstage Capital and is an operating partner with Oak Investment Partners.
Mr. Majteles seeks to be invited into great opportunities to add value as a member of a fund’s investment committee or advisory board or as a company board member utilizing his experiences as an investor, as an active board member of public and private companies, and as a chief executive officer, where he succeeded twice in generating superior returns for his shareholders and failing once.
Mr. Majteles has extensive public and private company board experience, including, among others: Rightside Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: NAME) until the Company’s acquisition by Donuts Inc.; Greystripe, a venture backed rich media mobile ad network where Mr. Majteles served as chairman until the Company’s acquisition by ValueClick (NASDAQ: VCLK); and Macrovision, now Rovi, where Mr. Majteles served and chaired a variety of board committees (NASDAQ: ROVI).
Mr. Majteles was the chief executive officer of three technology companies, succeeding twice in generating superior investment returns for his shareholders and failing once. Mr. Majteles was the leader of executive teams that turned around CAMAX Systems, Inc (a privately-held developer of mechanical CAD/CAM software) and ULTRADATA Corporation (a publicly-traded developer of banking software) from near ruin and both companies were ultimately sold to great shareholder benefit to larger, strategic buyers. Mr. Majteles was also the chief executive officer of Citadon, Inc, a leading B2B company focused on the construction and heavy engineering marketplace.
In addition, to Mr. Majteles’ entrepreneurial, investing and board activities, he has been a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at a variety of business and law schools and at a wide array of industry conferences. Mr. Majteles has also been an investment banker and a mergers & acquisitions attorney. Mr. Majteles received a law degree from Stanford University in 1989 and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1986. Rob and his wife, Pamela, have three children and live in Oakland, California.