Bob is co-founder and CEO of WhiteCloud Analytics. Prior to WhiteCloud, he co-founded and served as CEO of ProClarity Corporation, winner of over 40 industry awards for innovation and accomplishments in analytic technologies. Bob led ProClarity until May 2006, when the company was acquired by Microsoft Corporation. He then led Microsoft’s Business Intelligence (BI) Product Management Group. Prior to ProClarity, Bob founded Advantage Database (wholly owned by Extended Systems, Inc.), which was later acquired by SAP AG.
Bob is considered a leading expert in how to use big data analytics to transform health system performance. He has been awarded six patents and was recently inducted into the Idaho Technology Hall of Fame. Bob holds a degree in Computer Science from Montana State University and has studied Operations Research and Business Administration at two different universities. Bob loves complex challenges – the bigger the better. Bob currently sits on several non-profit boards, specifically in the areas of healthcare and K-12 education reform.