Sr. Software Engineer
Rob started out in the Network/Desktop support area in 1994 for a Pharmaceutical company. He then went on to write custom applications for Biotech and Environmental companies, specializing in web based applications that were cross platform compatible. He then joined with Sanehpal Sira in 1997 to form the Smartersolutions partnership. An application he wrote for Idun Pharmaceuticals won the Windows World Open in 1999. Extending his web based application knowledge further, he worked for a small consulting firm which did 95% of the work for First American Financial’s web applications. After that he worked at AltaVista for 3 years, mostly focused on the E-commerce property, shopping.com. He spent a year in London, England, working on the International aspect of AltaVista, launching 20+ new sites in as many languages, including double-byte.