Rob has been with IBM for the past 12 years and is currently a Worldwide Application Security Evangelist. Prior to this role, Rob was the Worldwide Sales Enablement lead for the Management and Platform Segment in IBM Cloud. Rob has worked with clients all over the world to help address their challenges in ways that bring a positive impact to the business bottom line. Rob has spoken at numerous IBM events and conferences, including one like THINK, InterConnect, DevloperConnect, IBM Top Guns and many customer roundtable events. In addition, with IBM he has held roles in software services, technical sales enablement and on Tiger teams. Prior to IBM, Rob spent 13 years with 5 different companies working as a configuration management specialist with an emphasis on Rational tooling. Rob graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, and is an avid fan of college football. When not at work, Rob enjoys spending time with his family, serving with his church, running and cycling. You can connect with Rob via facebook, linkedin and instragram but the best ways are by joining the “Robservatory” on twitter using the handle @Robservatory.