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Mr. Petter Kleppan

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President and Managing Member

Phone: (415) ***-****  HQ Phone
Woodrock Capital Partners LLC
301 Mission Street 38F
San Francisco, California 94105
United States

Company Description: Woodrock Capital Partners was founded by Ane Martens and Petter Kleppan in San Francisco 2010. Woodrock has a passion for private company investing approach to real...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Managing Partner
    NORROC Partners LLC
  • Director of Offsets and Industrial Participation
    Fast Search & Transfer
  • Manager, International Operations (Countertrade and Offsets))
    Fast Search & Transfer
  • Director of Resource Development
    National Space Society

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • degrees
    Norwegian School of Management
  • Cornell University
  • degree
    Norwegian School of Management
  • Handelshochschule Leipzig
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Web References
Petter Kleppan, Managing ...
www.woodrockcapital.com, 22 Oct 2013 [cached]
Petter Kleppan, Managing Member & President Mr. Kleppan founded Woodrock Capital Partners LLC in February 2010. Previously, Mr. Kleppan was Director of Offsets and Industrial Participation at Fast Search & Transfer (subsequently acquired by Microsoft). Mr. Kleppan also brings experience from the public growth equity space, having advised GARP profile hedge funds on proprietary investment theses. Previously NORROC, Mr. Kleppan architected the equity build-up transaction and advised the Chairman and CEO (the acquirer) on the mergers of Rocketplane Limited Corporation and Kistler Aerospace Corporation. Today Mr. Kleppan serves as Advisor to several technology, aerospace and solar companies. Mr. Kleppan is serving as a Vice Chairman at Ardour Capital in NYC and Director of Resource Development at National Space Society. Mr. Kleppan is also a founding managing member of Rocklove Capital Partners LLC, NORROC's principal investment arm. Mr. Kleppan holds degrees from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and the Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) in Germany. He is also an alum of the Cornell University Silicon Valley program, organized by The Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship.
NORROC Team - NORROC Partners LLC Rock Solid. Northern Energy. Growth Rhythm.
www.norroc.com, 23 July 2013 [cached]
Petter Kleppan, Managing Member (Founding Member) Mr. Kleppan founded NORROC in March 2005. Previously, Mr. Kleppan was Director of Offsets and Industrial Participation at Fast Search & Transfer (subsequently acquired by Microsoft). Mr. Kleppan also brings experience from the public growth equity space, having advised GARP profile hedge funds on proprietary investment theses. At NORROC, Mr. Kleppan architected the equity build-up transaction and advised the Chairman and CEO (the acquirer) on the mergers of Rocketplane Limited Corporation and Kistler Aerospace Corporation. Today Mr. Kleppan serves as Adviser to several technology, aerospace and solar companies. Mr. Kleppan is serving as a Vice Chairman at Ardour Capital in NYC, a clean technology investment bank and Director of Resource Development at National Space Society. Mr. Kleppan is also a founding managing member of Rocklove Capital Partners LLC, NORROC's principal investment arm. Mr. Kleppan holds degrees from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and the Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) in Germany. He is also an alum of the Cornell University Silicon Valley program, organized by The Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship.
Contact - NORROC Partners LLC Rock Solid. Northern Energy. Growth Rhythm.
www.norroc.com, 23 July 2013 [cached]
Petter Kleppan Managing Member Tel: +1 (415) 515-4202 petter@norroc.com
Petter Kleppan - Vice Chairman ...
www.senseta.com, 11 Jan 2014 [cached]
Petter Kleppan - Vice Chairman & Director
Petter ...
www.senseta.com, 11 Jan 2014 [cached]
Petter Kleppan
Vice Chairman & Director of Senseta
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Mr. Kleppan founded Woodrock Capital Partners in February 2010 and currently serves as its president & managing member. He also manages separate investment partnerships in California.
Previously, Mr. Kleppan was Director of offsets and industrial participation at Fast Search & Transfer (subsequently acquired by Microsoft). Mr. Kleppan architected the mergers of Rocketplane Limited Corporation and Kistler Aerospace Corporation, resulting in a 2006 NASA contract for $207 million.
Mr. Kleppan holds degrees from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and the Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL) in Germany. He is also an alumnus of the Cornell University Silicon Valley program, organized by the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Kleppan was born in Oslo, Norway and resides in Palo Alto, California.
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