Mobile Business Acceleration
RMO’s mission is to accelerate success for early-stage entrepreneurial companies through introductions to sales, management and growth capital opportunities. The Organisation works on a fee-for-success or hourly consulting basis.
Robert is an experienced chief executive officer with extensive hands-on management experience in professional services and software companies. He has twenty years of global high-level business experience and broad international contacts.
Robert has raised private, debt and venture capital; founded start-up companies and subsidiaries; worked alongside senior management teams at Fortune 500 companies; sold, merged and closed subsidiaries and companies; managed P&Ls through triple digit annual growth and cyclical downturns; and delivered significant returns to shareholders. He is a skilled negotiator and salesman, knowledgeable in intellectual property, technology, corporate governance, human resources, media and press, and growth company issues.
From 2006-2008, Robert has served as Non-Executive Director of Mobix Interactive Limited, (www.mobixinteractive.com) a leading
European provider of mobile video software and services. Robert has worked
monthly in Mobix’s
From 2005-2006, Robert served as CEO of Pulse Entertainment Inc., an eleven year old 3D software firm with patented technology for multimedia manipulation. Robert refocused the company’s mobile strategy to a fully-hosted, direct-to-carrier model, selling innovative mobile messaging services to global wireless carriers. He led a re-branding of the company to “Pulse Mobile” (www.pulsemobile.com ), launched new websites and marketing materials, and oversaw organization of the company’s offerings into logical product suites with consistent nomenclature and pricing. Robert solved challenging investor relations issues and raised additional capital. He terminated a non-productive sales staff, cut costs, and recruited a new team and CEO who have closed several landmark deals including a major Japanese carrier launch.
Prior to his work with Pulse Mobile, Robert founded the
Robert is an experienced corporate director and chairman. He has served on many private company boards and various non-profits and government committees including three terms of San Francisco Mayor's Multimedia Commission.
Robert is recognized as a founder of the global multimedia industry. In the early 1980s, he led early hypertext projects and helped develop industry standards; in the mid ’80s, his teams developed innovative optical and magnetic disk applications; in the early ’90s, Ikonic pioneered interactive television applications; in the mid ’90s, he directed seminal digital satellite broadcast software and systems engineering engagements; and, from 1994 on, he led new business strategy consulting engagements for international clients including GEC Marconi, Time Warner, News Corporation, Standard & Poors, The World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company.
Robert holds several US and international patents in the field of
information architecture and software, has been featured on CNN, CNBC, Canal Cinq, BBC, Deutsche ARTS networks, several documentaries,
in Newsweek, Red Herring, Industry Standard and other magazines, and has been a
frequent speaker at international industry conferences. Robert has attended the
World Economic Forum’s Annual Meetings in
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Contact Robert to explore how he can work with you to
accelerate your mobile businesses’ success.
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