Bob Pender | Team | HGGC

Bob Pender is an Executive Director of HGGC

Prior to joining HGGC, Bob was Chief Operating Officer of Serena Software, after serving as the company’s Chief Financial Officer for over 16 years. He was heavily involved in taking Serena public in 1999, acquiring Merant in 2004, and facilitating the going private transaction with Silver Lake Partners in 2006.  From 1996 to 1997, Bob served as a Vice President of Finance at Mosaix, Inc. From 1993 to 1996, he served in a variety of positions including as Chief Financial Officer of ViewStar Corporation, a client/server workflow software company that was acquired by Mosaix, Inc. in 1996. He served as a Controller of Versant Object Technology and began his career with Arthur Andersen & Company.


  • Role Executive Director
  • Joined 2017
  • Education M.S. in Financial Planning and Tax from Golden Gate University, B.A. in Accounting from Baylor University