Rod Canion Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1


Rod Canion General Information


Mr. Rod Canion is a Co-Founder & serves as Emeritus Member at GOOSE Capital. He serves as Board Member at Outrider. He has been a leading figure in the technology industry since co-founding Compaq Computer Corporation in 1982 and serving as its Chief Executive Officer through a decade of unprecedented growth. He was a Board Member at ChaCha. During his tenure as CEO, Compaq set records for the largest first-year sales in the history of American business and reached the Fortune 500 and the $1 billion revenue mark faster than any other company in history. By 1991, Compaq employed more than 10,000 people and operated in 65 countries worldwide. In 1992, Mr. Canion founded Insource Technology Group and served as its Chairman until September 2006. In September 1999, He served as Chairman at Questia Media. A native of Houston, Mr. Canion graduated from the University of Houston in 1966 and 1968 with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering with an emphasis on computer science. He is a member of the Board of Directors of AMVESCAP PLC and is a director of the Houston Technology Center.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 6100 Main Street
  • Mail Stop Code 531
  • Houston, TX 77005-1827
  • United States
+1 (713) 000-0000

Rod Canion Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MolecularMatch 11-Apr-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 000 000000
ChaCha 13-Oct-2010 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 000 000000
OfficeDomain 07-May-2000 00000 00000 000 Application Software Out of Business 000 000000

Rod Canion Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
OfficeDomain 01-May-2001 000 00 00000000

Rod Canion Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Rod Canion Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rod Canion Angel Investor 0 Houston, TX

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