With decades of operating, investment, and board experience, Rob focuses on impact — as the driving factor in entrepreneurial success — and passionate advocacy for climate and sustainability-centered growth initiatives that both serve the planet and create enormous financial wins.
He has served on and chaired boards for both private and public companies, in addition to his work as a fund advisor and investment committee member for a wide variety of investment funds. As Board Member-in-Residence, Rob lends his invaluable experience and insight to corporations looking to grow and scale their businesses.
Prior to joining Mach49, Rob founded Treehouse Capital — an active personal investment vehicle he still leads. He also serves as Senior Advisor, Climate & Sustainability
for Gluon Group, an investment firm geared towards strategic investment in sustainability-focused companies and projects.
Rob previously served as CEO of several technology companies, 2 of which generated superior investment returns for shareholders during his tenure. Throughout his career, he has also worked as an investment banker, M&A attorney, and long-time adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley’s business school.
Rob holds degrees from Columbia University and Stanford Law School.