"a fundraising tool of our time"
Visionary and entrepreneur with startup and large corporate experience who started in the Internet prior to the dotcom bust and was instrumental in co-founding back to back Internet companies in the late '90's. He then moved from Seattle to LA and jumped into semi-conductors with a start-up Internet team at Intel and drove business development and marketing with consumers and businesses highlighted by the $300 million Centrino WiFi launch that put WiFi on the map and into every Starbucks, major hotel chain and airport. Post-Intel was a Data Center consultant and Internet Telecom expert in Santa Monica which led to running Business Development for DreamHost where he drove new standards and products in cloud computing through DreamHost's wholly owned subsidiary InkTank utilizing their homegrown technology called Ceph Storage, a Linux-based open source distributed storage platform that is transforming the future of storage and cloud computing. InkTank sold to Red Hat Linux for $175 million in the Spring of 2014. Robert is father to a 12 year old basketball superstar and in his spare time Robert has started his own successful apparel company, written the rules for development of a hot new online and mobile game, and invented and brought to market a board game. His most recent endeavor is launching Yadagive, the online platform that is transforming the way we give to charity.
Charity work at this online consumer exchange marketplace.
DreamHost is a Los Angeles-based web hosting provider, domain name registrar and emerging technologies company. It is the web hosting branch of New Dream Network, LLC, founded in 1996. DreamHost's InkTank is based upon Ceph, an open source Linux POSIX Distributed File System that includes block and objects store. This is the foundation for enterprise level massively scalable cloud computing and storage solutions with products through Ceph Storage, our open source distributed storage software venture that is transforming the future of storage and cloud computing. InkTank sold to Red Hat Linux in the Spring of 2014 for $175 million.
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit www.Level3.com.
RampRate is rated by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top IT Outsourcing companies. Key Accounts and Partners: Microsoft, Sony, Intel, Fox/News Corp, Disney, NBC Universal, Time Warner, Blizzard/Activision, Cisco, Nexon America, Level 3, Verizon, AT&T, Scripps, Hearst, Broadcom, iGate
Intel is a $50+ billion per year company and the leader in semi-conductor manufacturing. They have a worldwide footprint of approximately 100,000 employees and are inside over 80% of the computers manufactured in the world today. Maloney Cup Winner given to Outstanding Program of the Year. Multiple winner of the Top Achievers Award given to top 10% of employees in the company annually.
One of the founding partners of this business class ISP during the dot com boom sold to HostPro a division of Micron Technologies.
The largest dial-up consumer ISP in the Pacific NW and one of the early pioneers in commercial web hosting. Company sold to Rocky Mountain Internet which later was rolled into Savvis.
Organic, trendy fashion with a social meaning.