Rob is a serial entrepreneur, and is currently involved in his latest venture as the Founder and CEO of PaeDae, an investor-backed startup in private beta.
He has founded and led six ventures, including the nonprofit Road of Life (2002), Boundaryless Brands (2008), which was acquired in 2011, SpeakerSite (2008), and BULX (2010), which was acquired by Dealyard.com in 2011. He is a mentor at the start-up accelerators Hub Ventures (Part of the Global Accelerator Network championed by TechStars) in San Francisco and Founders Factory in Columbus, OH.
In 2002 Rob sold his car and stocks to fund the initial $2,500 investment needed to found The Keren Emrich Foundation, aka Road of Life. That investment has since been leveraged to distribute over $70 Million worth of health curriculum to over 250,000 children throughout the world. Rob has also worked as a political campaign manager and consultant, served as a page in the Ohio House of Representatives, and worked as a researcher in a molecular genetics lab.