Rob tells the stories of pioneering people, ideas, and organizations. As director of Center for Pollinators in Energy and Media & Innovation Lab at Fresh Energy, Rob helps accelerate the nation’s transition to use of clean and renewable energy. Previously, he helped launch technology start-ups and created the international crowdsourced campaign that launched the Firefox web browser.
Rob’s work has been covered in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Wired; referenced in the 25th anniversary edition of Trivial Pursuit; and included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. City Pages, the alternative weekly of Minneapolis/St. Paul, called Rob “a good-natured but gravely determined change agent.” He is a two-time recipient of the Teresa Du Bois Exline Award for Best Practices in Communications and Marketing and a graduate of Macalester College.