Robert is a leader in the institutional real estate and technology industries with a 25-year track record of success. He is committed to helping institutional real estate owners and managers create value from investments in technology by enhancing the customer experience and forming long-lasting partnerships with best of breed technology solutions.
Robert started his career in multifamily real estate at Equity Residential in Chicago, IL and led their Strategic Business Development unit where he was responsible for assuring that technology providers helped create the best possible living experience while yielding non-rent sources of income. While at Equity, he gained a unique understanding of how technology improves the marketability of a real estate and developed a reputation for having a long-term vision and thinking outside the box to create win-win partnerships with technology companies.
He leveraged this experience and reputation to hold senior executive leadership positions at three different public companies and two successful technology start-ups. With laser focus on the client, he is currently the Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of World Cinema, Inc. (one of the largest integrators of technologies and applications for hospitality, student, and senior housing) Previous to World Cinema has worked at Boingo Wireless and DISH Network. His consistent focus on leveraging technology and information to benefit commercial enterprise and institutional real estate clients has afforded him industry-wide accolades.
He graduated cum laude with his BBA in Finance and BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI. He currently resides in Dallas, TX.