Summary

Mr. Stewart is currently the Co-Founder of VitalLock - The Privacy Company. He is the past Chief Executive Officer of ESRIA, Inc. located at the heart of Silicon Valley in San Jose California. ESRIA develops Enterprise Scale Rich Internet Applications (ESRIA) for software (Adobe.com), Web 3.0 (SearchMe.com), Fortune-1000 business (Fidelity.com) and high-profile media consumer sites (Disney.com).

Mr. Stewart served Malcolm Baldridge award winning Motorola's $1B Internet and Networking Group, during his tenure the head of Motorola quality named him Internet Chief Technology Officer while he personally earned Motorola's highest information technology ranking of Strategic Advisor Technical Analyst for his role in directing cross-functional teams to develop highly secure and federally audited Internet-centric, encrypted communications systems.

Mr. Stewart was Chief Technology Officer for John Sculley's Verified Person deep background screening concern located in New York City where he led, reorganized and outsourced development and quality operations to India. Bob web-service enabled Verified Person's multi-terrabyte data warehouse service providing market arbitrage efficiencies which effectively catalyzed hyper growth for their customers.

Stewart was also Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of CyberMedica Stewart was the original Chief Technology Officer and a Vice President at CyberMedica before he purchased the company's intellectual property portfolio and remaining assets in 2002. CyberMedica improves responsible research around the world and participates as standards provider of peer-reviewed infrastructure platforms for technology to deliver secure open-systems for collaborative scientific research for biotech and pharmaceutical discoveries worldwide.

Prior to CyberMedica, Stewart was an investment advisor with a number of venture capital firms in North America and Europe. He has also been involved, both as an investment advisor and a transition manager, in substantial M&A activity including a $220M acquisition from BellSouth and a $290M acquisition from Compaq (now HP).

Stewart also earned global recognition as Chief Technology Officer for CMGI's portfolio companies Zip2 and MyWay.com, which was ranked a 'Top-25 Portal' during his tenure. Stewart was responsible for all aspects of software and platform development, operations, engineering, research, corporate information technology and product technical delivery for CMGI's personal portal business units where he managed a worldwide staff of over 180 professionals.

Bob's entrepreneurial spirit started several technology services companies in the early nineties. Before that he served for several years as the Production Director of then family owned, national magazine (American Angler) and book publisher, Northland Press, Inc. which he joined shortly after serving the Marine Corps following his completion of studies in Management Information Systems (MIS) at the University of New England.

Work History

Work History

Chief Technology Officer

Motorola Internet and Networking Group

Oversaw and directed the Internet program management office for the $1B consolidated Internet holdings of Motorola including the Cable Data Product (CDP) and Multiservice Network Divisions (MND) during the period when Motorola won the Malcolm Baldridge award. Directed Motorola INGs Information Systems Program Management Office with fast-turn 30 day project phases.

  • Lead Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS) teams improving top-box customer satisfaction scores over 400%.
  • Reengineered key business processes resulting in an 8X cycle time reduction
  • Delivered higher quality logistics and growing market share of Services Marketing products.

Chief Technology Officer

http://www.zip2.com

Responsible for all aspects of software and platform development, operations, engineering, research, corporate information technology and product technical delivery for a worldwide staff of over 180 professionals. Involved, both as an investment advisor and a transition manager, in substantial M&A activity including a $220M acquisition from BellSouth and a $290M acquisition from Compaq (now HP).

Chief Technology Officer

http://www.myway.com

Led all development, operations service provisioning of private-label, flexible, co-branded consumer content portals. Performed due-diligence and served as an investment advisor and a transition manager. Defined and developed architecture for media object scalability and on-the-fly proxy servers for wireless and broadband content delivery including viral syndication.

  • Achieved both Media Metrix Top 100 site and Top 25 Portal site rankings.

Chief Technology Officer

CyberMedica, Inc.

Key member of the executive management team of venture funded B2B Internet start-up providing an FDA compliant application service provider platform to speed cures to market for the drug and device discovery industry.

  • Personally purchased all intellectual property rights from cyberMedica, Inc.
  • Subsequently founded the not-for-profit private Cybermedica Foundation.

Chief Technology Officer

http://www.verifiedperson.com

Led all government level deep-background screening and data-centric identity verification technology initiatives for tier-one funded Verified Person, Inc. a leading provider of risk management and fraud protection information solutions chaired by John Sculley the former CEO of Apple Computer and PepsiCo.

  • Customers included; FBI, Wackenhut, Taleo, Yellow Roadway, ADP, and Wal-Mart.
  • Due to the sensitive nature of this work many details may not be disclosed.

Director of Consulting Services

http://www.i-cst.com

ICST is an award winning 8a staffing and consulting firm. Primary responsibilities included sourcing, selling, recruiting and directing all on-shore and off-shore consulting engagements for the privately held contract staff augmentation and custom software development firm serving Northern New England. Clients include Aetna, Liberty Mutual, State of Maine, LL Bean, and VISA. Development partnerships included several United States Department of Defense prime contractors.

  • Managed DSS certification and approval of NISP compliant Class E Secret facility.
  • Oversaw the application process and approval of the company’s GSA schedule.
  • Monitored and responded to all DISA SPAWAR defense contractor bids.

Business Development

Grace-Hunt, LLC.

Microsoft Gold Level Systems Integrator of Microsoft’s ERP and CRM product lines. Held regional business development responsibilities for Northeast New England representing Microsoft Dynamics products including CRM, SharePoint, Axapta, Navision, Great Plains and Solomon. Sourced, sold and oversaw the provision of consulting, licensing, implementation, configuration, training and support.

  • Created an integrated marketing campaign generating over $5MM in pipeline in first 90 days.
Mar 2008 - Present

CEO

ESRIA, Inc.

$10MM Developer of Enterprise Scale Rich Internet Applications. Managed a staff of forty (40) developers in an innovative software development studio specializing in the rapidly emerging technology of Rich Internet Applications. Developed solutions for Management Dashboards, Internal Business Applications, Guided Selling and Self Service Applications by combining expert knowledge of Adobe Macromedia Flex, Flash, ActionScript, and AIR development with capabilities for visual design, to deliver highly usable and effective online experiences.

  • Grew revenues by 50% quarter over quarter for the past four quarters.
  • Delivered RIA solutions for Adobe, Boeing, BT, CBS, Cisco, CNET, Disney, Fidelity, Gomez, Hyundai, Intuit, Kodak, Quatern, Ribbit, SearchMe, Yahoo and others.
Mar 2009 - Present

Founder

VitalLock

VitalLock is a secure private cloud pki encrypted messaging platform with advanced event triggered storage, notification and delivery mechanisms. Over 400,000 US Domestic Facebook users (1.1MM Worldwide) will die this year alone. VitalLock's now live proof-of-concept facebook application leverages the inherent social fabric family contract of inheritance to rapidly create the defacto socially authenticated cloud-based public key infrastructure for enterprise and government tomorrow.

TECHNOLOGY: VitalLock is a RightScale managed EC2 powered open RESTfull JSON based API, S3 messaging store and Amazon SimpleDB based PKI.

PRODUCT: The VitalLock Rich Internet Application is both the flagship product/service offering as well as the open code library consisting of our current Web, Flex, Facebook and Adobe AIR Desktop and Twitter clients.

VISION: VitalLock isn't just a secure messaging system, its a cross platform cross development language validation of the transactional api to our public social authentication pki and encrypted cloud object archival and escrow notification utilities for developers.

1983 - 1996

Others

Please visit my LinkedIn profile http://LinkedIn.com/in/bobstewart for a more thorough professional history.