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Robert Joseph Kunze

Robert Joseph Kunze, American venture capital company executive. Member Metuchen Board Education, New Jersey, since 1980; president Family and Children's Service Agency, Hyannis, Massachusetts, 1973-1974; member Massachusetts State Review Board, Department Drug Rehabilitation, 1974.

Background

  • Kunze, Robert Joseph was born on August 16, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry John and Helen Gertrude (Quinn) Kunze.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bates College, 1957.

    Career

    • Marketing manager General Electric Plastics Company, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1967-1968. Managing director General Electric Plastics Europe, Bergen Op Zoom, Netherlands, 1968-1972. Strategic planner General Electric Plastics, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1973-1974.

      Group vice president Hatco division W.R. Grace & Company, Fords, New Jersey, 1974-1977. Vice president W.R. Grace & Company, New York City, 1974-1981, senior vice president, chief technical officer, 1981-1983. Managing director venture capital, senior vice president Hambrecht and Quist, San Francisco, since 1983.

      Director Advanced Genetics Research Institute, Oakland, California, since 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member Metuchen Board Education, New Jersey, since 1980. President Family and Children's Service Agency, Hyannis, Massachusetts, 1973-1974. Member Massachusetts State Review Board, Department Drug Rehabilitation, 1974.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Arnold, October 3, 1957. Children: Timothy (deceased), Anne, John.
    • father: Harry John Kunze
    • mother: Helen Gertrude (Quinn) Kunze
    • spouse: Janet Arnold
    • children: Timothy Kunze (deceased)
    • Anne Kunze
    • John Kunze
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    Born August 16, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Bates College
    • 1967 - 1968
      Marketing manager, General Electric Plastics Company
      Pittsfield, Vermont, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      managing director, General Electric Plastics Europe
      Bergen Op Zoom, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
    • 1973 - 1974
      strategic planner General Electric Plastics
      Pittsfield, Vermont, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      group vice president, Hatco division W.R. Grace & Company
      Fords, New Jersey, United States
    • 1974 - 1981
      vice president, W.R. Grace & Company
    • 1983
      managing director, vice president Hambrecht and Quist
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1983
      senior, vice president Hambrecht and Quist
      San Francisco, California, United States
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