As CEO of NAVEX, Bob leads the executive team and serves as chairman of the board of directors. He leverages more than 25 years of senior management experience in operations, sales, marketing, product management and business development to champion NAVEX's vision, strategy and execution.
Bob began his tenure at NAVEX as President and Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, NAVEX has grown organically and through multiple acquisitions to become one of the largest and most recognized and respected brands in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) arena.
Before joining NAVEX, Bob served as senior vice president of marketing and business development at Accero, a global provider of human capital management solutions. Prior to Accero, he served as the chief marketing officer at Boston-based Centive, where he led the successful transformation of the company from a traditional software provider to a pure-play SaaS provider and created a new product category—On-Demand Sales Performance Management. Previously, Bob held senior sales and marketing management positions at Infinium Software, a publicly traded ERP software vendor, Cort Directions and Myriad/OrCom Systems.
In 2016, Bob was named "Technology Executive of the Year" by the Technology Association of Oregon. In 2020, he was recognized in CEO Today’s “USA 2020 Awards” as a top CEO.