Rob has eighteen years of strategic, planning, investment, operations, and
management experience with expertise in the following areas: team building,
business development, strategic planning, and core business process engineering.
He has substantial experience in the planning of complex information technology
installations and web systems development and managing ad hoc problem-solving
teams on a project basis.
He also is an expert in leading teams on their business planning, funding
acquisitions, client proposals, team build-outs, and systems implementation.
Furthermore, he works as an independent consultant managing technology for
private sector and government engagements while performing an extraordinary
amount of community service.
Rob has served in various roles in Internet-related start-ups:
Co-founder of a fixed broadband wireless network provider responsible for
corporate infrastructure, funding, hiring, business development, and network
Chief Technology Officer, leading the technical team for the launch of a
multi-web site, online learning AOL-backed, non-profit project where he oversaw
corporate information technology infrastructure development, computer lab
provisioning, set-up, and the management of content, hosting, security, and
look-and-feel of four web development projects;
Investor/Analyst acquiring and developing technology companies, analyzing
corporate acquisition strategies, sales, marketing, and infrastructure
development. He researched and analyzed investment decisions and performed due
Investor consultant to for-profit business incubator. He was detailed into
these companies to prepare them for their next business phase
He was the President and owner of a company which designed and manufactured
Silicon Valley prototypes, agricultural packaging, and planters for malls. Rob
managed and directed the takeover team which tripled the size the company.
He has been involved in real estate development projects acquiring and
rehabilitating homes and apartment complexes. He served as investor, project
manager and/or general contractor directing financial, operational, and
construction oversight to prepare properties for re-sale. He maintains interests
in Monterey, California and Washington, DC.
He has served as board member for a variety of technology companies
including: InsideKnowledge, Northstar Technologies, and Orocom.com, Zevas Ltd.
of Ireland, Zefone Ltd. of Ireland, and ConsumerMDNetwork, Inc. Rob holds a
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona with a concentration in
Economics and Business Administration. He studied microeconomics as a graduate
student at the University of California at Santa Cruz.