Robert assumes the leadership responsibility for the overall Vertiv business in Australia and New Zealand. He takes an active role in building the sales & operational capabilities required to drive Vertiv’s business transformation.
Roberts’s diverse experience in multiple countries and business sectors enables him to bring to life a leadership style that is naturally empowering, collaborative & encouraging. His fascination for all things digital enables him to easily translate technical complexity into relevant analogies using simple story telling techniques.
Recently authored articles and blogs by Robert explore the growth & speed to connect users with applications and how the demand from things like big data, IoT, mobile, social & AI is driving data centre requirements from organizations core data centre right up to the edge of network.
Based out of Sydney, Robert has worked at Vertiv (formerly Emerson Network Power) for the past 6 years. Prior to his appointment Robert held senior positions working in USA, Europe and Asia. Robert has over two decades of experience across technology driven industries, including telecoms, electronic materials and powder coating. In addition Robert has previously held board positions with CEPE, Intellect UK and EIPC.
More recently Robert is leading Vertiv business transformation into energy efficiency in the data center space. Robert and his team are focused on aligning customers ICT and business strategies to reduce energy costs in sustainable and innovative ways.
Robert has been a frequent presenter at international conventions at; CPCA Shanghai, Semicon Europe, Internepcon, USA, Europe & Japan.
Robert is a graduate of the University of Brighton and holds a Management Diploma