Rob Thomas has spent over 17 years in technology, with a focus on high tech and software. He currently leads Analytics software at IBM.

Prior to his career in technology, Rob had short assignments on Wall Street, which cultivated his interest in financial markets. Today, Rob is most interested in the intersection of technology and economics, as the two disciplines create a new set of market leaders and competitive disruption. 

Rob is on the board of Domus in Stamford, Connecticut. Domus is a human services nonprofit which opened in 1972 and serves more than 1,100 of the most struggling youth in Stamford.

Education: MBA from the University of Florida, 1999; and a BA in economics from Vanderbilt University, 1997.