Research & Development SVP
As senior vice president of research and development, Rob leads our software development and delivery teams. He brings more than 20 years of security, cloud, mobile, and IT management experience to Code42.
Prior to Code42, Rob worked as vice president of research and development at Ivanti, where he led and shaped the company’s evolution from IT management technologies to security-focused solutions, with projects ranging from cloud-delivered analytics to hybrid cloud security. Prior to Ivanti, Rob served as senior director of research and development at VMware, the leader in virtualization and hybrid cloud.
Rob has published several papers on information technology and mobility and co-authored the first published book on wireless application protocol in the United States. His passion for the IT Industry, plotting its tracks and keeping a pulse on its future, and his expertise has made him a high-demand speaker throughout the international IT community.
Rob graduated from Carleton College with a B.A. in computer science and a concentration in economics. In his spare time, he’s often moving his three ice hockey/lacrosse-playing children between rinks, or watching his Stanley Cup-destined Minnesota Wild play.