B.A.Sc.(Elec. Eng.), J.D., M.B.A.
Bob is the Managing Partner of CyberCurb, a California Attorney, and a co-founder of RIWI Corp. (TSX-V:RIWI), a privacy-compliant data collection and cybersecurity company. Bob has raised $10 million for start-up companies that he has founded. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Soft Trust Inc., a provider of secure encrypted communications; Dasera, a database security solution; and CipherTrace, which traces cryptocurrency transactions. Bob advises Acalvio, a distributed cybersecurity deception platform.
Bob is an advisor to the Cyber Future Foundation, an international collaboration of industry, public agencies and academia to build a more trusted and secure Internet; and an advisor to SINET, senior level cybersecurity professionals who identify and advance disruptive innovations from entrepreneurial companies. He advised AvidSecure, a multi-cloud intelligent security and compliance platform, which was purchased by Sophos in January 2019.
Bob was CEO of GDE Inc., an Internet advertising technology company, a Partner in Origin Strategy Ltd., an intellectual property strategy consulting company and Head of Strategy for Microsoft Network UK in London. Bob was a technical and regulatory expert for InterConnect Communications Ltd. advising government and companies on telecommunications regulation and the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). Bob was CEO of Clera Inc., an age-related illness pharmaceutical company where his responsibilities included cybersecurity.
Bob previously practiced administrative and regulatory law with the now Norton Rose Fulbright, a full-service international law firm. He also served on the University of British Columbia Board of Governors.
He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc., Elec. Eng.) with Honours from the University of Toronto, a Master of Business Administration from EDHEC University in France, and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of British Columbia. Completed CISSP course. Member, IAPP. He has spoken at meetings of the International Association of Prosecutors and the National Association of Attorneys General, published articles about cyber-security, technology and e-health in VentureBeat, The National Post, Healthcare Quarterly, The Canadian Medical Association Journal and The HuffPost. Bob is a citizen of the USA, Canada and Ireland.