Person Overview

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Primary:
VP & GM, Business Development, Skype Division at Microsoft
Past:
EVP, Business Development, Corporate Development, and Sales at Qik, Head of Business Development at Skype, See All (10)
Education:
Harvard University, Cornell University

Description

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Mr. Bob Rosin is a seasoned entrepreneur and proven executive with leadership experience in building new businesses related to the Internet, connected applications, and mobile devices. Bob is presently head of business development for Skype. Bob's role encompasses consumer, enterprise, service provider and other partnerships across mobile, desktop, and embedded devices on a global basis.

Previously, Bob was EVP responsible for Corporate Development, Business Development, and Sales at Qik, Inc., a pioneer and the market leader in video communication and sharing from smartphones.

Qik's service grew from 600k to 5M users in 2010 and benefited from partnerships for embedding in over 75 million devices with leading mobile players including Sprint, T-Mobile, Samsung, Nokia, LG, HTC, Motorola, and other mobile operators and device manufacturers. Qik was backed by leading investors including Marc Andreessen, Ben... See More

Experience (9)

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    Qik

    EVP, Business Development, Corporate Development, and Sales
    May, 2010 - Jan, 2011
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    Skype

    Head of Business Development
    Jun, 2011 - Sep, 2012
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    Microsoft

    VP & GM, Business Development, Skype Division
    2012
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    OQO

    Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
    2002 - Jan, 2009
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    Skype

    Head of Business Development - Qik
    2011 - Jan, 2011
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    Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising

    Account Management Intern (Paris, France)
    1991 - Jan, 1991
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    Sony Mobile Communications

    Senior Business Planner
    1997 - Jan, 1999
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    Bang Networks

    President & Founder
    1999 - Jan, 2002
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    Sony Corp

    Senior Product and Business Planner
    1994 - Jan, 1999

Advisory Roles (3)

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Education (2)

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