Rob Walker serves as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Pilot Growth Equity and a leader of its Business Development Services team. Rob has played a key role in the firm’s investments in CB Insights, Counsyl, Metabiota, ZENEDGE, and C-Legal (acquired by Ernst & Young).
Rob has extensive private and public sector experience in international affairs, politics, and government. After an influential role in both of President Clinton’s successful campaigns, Rob worked at the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration – working directly for Secretary Rodney Slater and then Administrator Jane Garvey. Rob represented and furthered these officials’ interests to other federal agencies, on Capitol Hill, and with foreign governments. After leaving government, Rob created a robust international consulting practice aimed at assisting U.S. companies to establish their operations internationally. In addition to his international consulting practice, Rob handled government relations for aerospace clients, helping to secure federal Transportation and Defense funding.
Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas.