As GHC's Managing Partner responsible for partnerships and business development, Rob builds lasting relationships between GHC's customers and partners and the GHC team of designers, developers, architects and engineers. Rob brings nearly 20 years of media and telecommunications leadership experience to GHC. Previously, Rob served as Vice President, Sales and Partnerships at Major League Gaming, a competitive video game league and television programmer.
Prior to MLG, Rob was Director, Asia-Pacific at NGB Technologies, a broadband network and user management systems provider. Based in Sydney, Australia he directed all sales and marketing and business development activities for NGB in the Asia-Pacific region. Rob has extensive experience in the Cable Television and Telco industries as well having served as the head of International Programming for Time Warner Cable Road Runner as well as in Corporate and Business Development at USWest and MediaOne. Rob was a founding partner and managing director of Centerstage Media—one of the pioneering online programming developers for Gopher and the Web; Rob was active on the executive board of Centerstage Media for over a decade of profitable operation—from the founding of the company until its eventual sale to Hollinger International in mid-2006. Rob is also a mentor at the American Film Institute Digital Content Lab.
Rob grew up in Tacoma and St. Louis and has lived and worked in the UK, the Soviet Union, Singapore, Japan and Australia. He currently lives with his family in the Boston area. Rob graduated nada cum laude from Northwestern University where he studied English/Creative Writing Poetry and Slavic Languages.