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Robert Joseph Kunze

Venture capital company executive

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.

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