We are a diverse and talented lot with entertainment, media, marketing, public relations and retail backgrounds. We challenge each other every day to work hard, play smart but most importantly to think ahead of everyone else.
As the founder and CEO of GMG Entertainment and Gold Marketing Group, Rob saw the evolution of the entertainment, media and marketing worlds that is continuing to unfold. He set out to create a company that could provide value to the consumer through new ideas and new ways of bringing those ideas to life. Prior to founding GMG, Rob was Vice President, Partnership Marketing at LAUNCH Media (now Yahoo! Music). As the creator of Partnership Marketing, Rob was responsible for creating and executing integrated programming and marketing partnerships for global brands across the LAUNCH Media properties including the LAUNCH Concert Series and Warped Tour. Additionally, during his seven years at LAUNCH, Rob was responsible for creating the successful strategic partnership between Yahoo! Music and Target Corporation that continues to this day. Rob's entrepreneurial spirit began early when at age 22 he was founder and CEO of the llizwe Trading Company, a youth-focused footwear and apparel company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Rob has a B.A. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin Madison which qualified him to be a bartender. Rob currently holds a patent for a promotional marketing product.