Rob is Chief Operating Officer at the Run Free Project where he leads sales, marketing, and day-to-day operations. He has cultivated a colorful career focused on building products designed to accelerate innovation and enable digital transformation across the information technology, retail, financial services, and media/communications industries. Rob also serves as endurance events chair on the board of directors for the Western Carolinas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Rob holds a New Product Development Professional (NPDP) certification from the Product Development and Management Association and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Marketing and Computer Science, is an avid runner, hiker, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and enjoys storytelling and spending time with his family.