Rob is the Managing Director at Digital Insights and previously served as Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson driving 5G connection management for IoT devices. As CTO and Global Product Manager at Hitachi, he received the Presidential “Product of the Year” award for designing the Lumada Industrial IoT platform which landed in Gartner’s “Leaders” Magic Quadrant. Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was Global Technology Lead for the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Prior to Microsoft, he co-founded NetPerceptor developing one of the industry’s earliest Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platforms for smartphones.
A bestselling author and frequent keynote speaker, Rob serves on multiple the boards and is routinely ranked as one of the top IoT experts and influencers in the world.