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.