As CEO, Bob is responsible for the strategic direction and operational execution of the company. His focus is growing Tangoe’s leadership position in Telecom Expense Management and Enterprise Mobility to help global organizations increase productivity, reduce IT costs, and improve data security. Bob has been a successful CEO at small and large companies, including EMS Software, the leading provider of meeting and room scheduling software for financial services, professional services, health care, technology, state and local government, and higher education customers.
Prior to EMS, Bob was CEO of TDCI, the leading provider of product configuration management software for discrete manufacturers. Before TDCI, Bob was CEO of Sterling Commerce, the leading provider of business-to-business integration software for financial services, telecommunications, and consumer packaged goods companies and supply chain management software for retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturers. Sterling Commerce grew at consistent double-digit rates and tripled customer satisfaction scores during his tenure. Bob led the successful acquisition and integration of four companies into Sterling, solidifying Sterling’s leadership position before leading the sale of the company to IBM. Bob’s career started at IBM. He has held executive positions in sales, marketing, and information technology management throughout his career. Bob is a graduate of The Ohio State University.