Co-Founder / COO / Board Member
Bob has over 30 years of executive level experience leading the development and execution of corporate initiatives, implementing and managing sales and operations departments, and has worked with companies to develop their strategic focus and growth. He has held the positions of CEO, COO, VP of Sales and Marketing, VP Business Development, and Board Member. Bob has both started and been involved in the development of eleven start-ups and emerging growth and turnaround businesses, being one of the first to integrate IT into healthcare. He has guided numerous successful ventures that have led to acquisitions.
At DispenseSource, Bob was the first investor and helped to build the foundation and organizational culture, as well as leading the charge to raise $10 million in their series-A funding. Bob was a member of the executive management team at Pyxis Corporation, which was acquired by Cardinal Healthcare in 1996 for just under $1 billion. In a turnaround effort at Pancretec, he restructured the sales team and distribution model, creating eight consecutive quarters of growth and profitability. The company was sold after 24 months to Abbott Laboratories for approximately $60 million, based on revenues of < $4 million. Bob has also worked for ROLM Telecommunications (IBM), Boston Scientific, EON Reality (3D Virtual Reality Software) among others, as well as helping to advise founders in starting dozens of companies. He was the Co-Founder and COO of RealSim Medical (a division of EON Reality), creating Virtual Reality educational and training software for medical procedures.
Bob’s degree is in Marketing from the University of South Florida, and an MBA is in progress.