Rob was appointed to the board of Twenty57 on the start-up of the company in July 2008. He is also a founding member of Digiata Technology Services and currently serves as sales director.

He is a chartered accountant and has considerable experience in the delivery of integration, reporting and other business related solutions. He headed up LIBAM IT for 6 years before joining Creation Software and developing solutions for the international financial services industry. These included integration solutions used by organizations such as Old Mutual, Sanlam, Liberty, SCMB, TASC, Gensec and BOE; scrip lending solutions used by Old Mutual, BOE Securities, Deutsche, BJM and Investec; data warehouse solution for Fedsure AM and reporting solutions used by SIM and Liberty Group and many others. He has been involved in the design, implementation, and support of many solutions in South Africa and in Europe.