Rob is a global business leader with a proven ability to translate vision, strategy, technology and innovation into existing and new commercial revenue streams across a range of industries including energy, utilities, telecommunications and defence.
An IoT innovator and inventor in the areas of machine-to-machine sensing, communications, wide area networking and enterprise software, Rob has successfully leveraged those entrepreneurial skills as a leader in US and Australian start-ups, university-based commercialisation and large global corporates.
Rob was President of Gridsense in the US where he drove the company’s M2M monitoring and control solutions into the utility sector on the back of a public listing.
He was the Asia Smart Grid leader for General Electric, including its range of enterprise software, hardware and services solutions. More recently he was EVP of Grid Net, a silicon valley M2M enterprise networking software startup. He has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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