Rob came up through the Italian restaurant and wine business in Boston’s historic North End to become an entrepreneur, provocative business speaker, best-selling book author, successful operations, product, sales, and marketing executive. Thinks crafting garage vermouth is much more difficult than building business models in Python.

  • BS CS UMass Lowell
  • MS EE UMass Lowell
  • MBA, Boston University
  • 2 Patents in Analytics and Data Visualization
  • 2 Cannes Lions Nominations
  • Several Products of the Year Awards
  • Multiple SXSW Speaker
  • Techstars Alumnus
  • Advisor to Multiple Startups
  • Numerous Marketing Awards


  • Brought more than 80 products to market generating $2 billion in revenue
  • Transformed struggling analytics company into #1 fastest-growing privately-held company in Boston and awarded Inc 500 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
  • Restructured indirect sales channel for Fortune 500 firm and grew business unit revenue from $30 million to $100 million in one year
  • Co-invented and brought to market disruptive enterprise product that generated $250 million in 1st year revenue
  • Started 3 companies employing more than 400 people
  • Turned around 2 companies that were both subsequently acquired
  • Conducted and published market research in diverse segments including automotive consumer electronics, sports, and fashion and beauty