Director, Media & Innovation Lab
Rob tells the stories of pioneering people, ideas, and organizations. As director of Media & Innovation Lab at Fresh Energy, Davis helps accelerate the nation’s transition to use of clean and renewable energy. Davis’ work has been covered in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, 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.
Previously, as director of communications for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Davis’ work resulted in a 30-fold increase in media coverage. Prior to MCAD, Davis helped launch technology start-ups and created the international crowdsourced campaign that launched the Firefox web browser.
Davis 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.