Bob joined TL as a venture partner in 1998. †In 2003, he became CEO of Traffic.com, Inc. where he was instrumental in taking it public in 2006 and negotiating its sale to NAVTEQ Corporation in 2007. Bob currently serves as CEO of Finite Carbon Corporation and is a director of two other TL portfolio companies.
Before joining TL, he was CEO of e4L, Inc. (NYSE: E4L), then the world's largest infomercial company. During his career, Bob also served as the President and CEO of Total Care Systems, a life care facilities provider; Great Western, a land development subsidiary of Hunt International Resources; and Globe Ticket, a specialty printing company, in addition to working in various H. Ross Perot enterprises, including Electronic Data Systems Corporation.
Bobís primary responsibilities at TL include providing much needed operational assistance to over-stretched portfolio company management teams in executing strategic plans. Bob holds a BS degree in engineering from the US Naval Academy and served for five years as a commissioned officer in the nuclear submarine service.