Rob Barlow is a growth executive with over 25 yrs of experience growing high-impact technology platforms throughout the Americas. In 2007 he created his award-winning international wholesale network operator WireIE.com that delivered private broadband networks to Government and large industry in underserved markets. Before WireIE, Rob was a Director of Program Management at Telus delivering new technology that was foundational for 5G and Cloud services that are a strategic part of the industry today.
Rob is now a consultant advisor, board member, investor and mentor to organizations in technology and telecom helping with going to market strategy, fundraising, M&A and operations for Community broadband ,SaaS, IoT, Big Data and AI companies. With sector expertise in community broadband, resource extraction, agriculture, finance and utilities. Rob has his own Youtube channel and podcast that highlight innovative founders and thought leaders who make the world a better place. Rob is adventurous and enjoys the outdoors, and you will find him cycling to raise funds for his favourite charities, like Covenant House, Heart and Stroke, Canadian cancer society.