Rob is a results-oriented technology leader currently serving as the CISO for Allegiant Airlines. He is responsible for all aspects of information security, risk, compliance, and privacy for the leading ultra-low cost airline in the United States. Prior to Allegiant Airlines, Rob served as the Interim CISO for United Technologies Aerospace Systems, a leading airplane parts manufacturer for both the private and government sectors as well as CISO for the Arby’s Restaurant Group, a leading international fast food chain. With over 17 years of experience, Rob also has experience in telecommunications, fintech, business to business, and health care sectors. Multi-industry experience allows Rob to develop innovative solutions to complex business challenges, positioning him as a trusted adviser among senior leadership.
Rob also holds both an MBA in Innovation Management and Business Model Disruption as well as a MS of Information Security, which is unique among information technology experts. He is passionate about aligning information security to business needs and leveraging technology for strategic advantage. Rob is a sought-after consultant for startups, private equity, investment firms, and research institutions and has also served on the board of advisors for startup organizations.