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Primary Role
Venture Partner @
Born:
December 15, 1959
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown
Website:
http://plus.google.com/108569226288925167179
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Person Details

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Rob DeMillo is a Venture Partner at SparkLabs Global.

Prior to SparkLabs, Rob was the CTO at Discovery Digital Networks, where he ran Engineering and R&D, represented the company to internet video partners, ad agencies, and generally setting the pace/direction of Discovery Digital Networks technology. DeMillo came to Discovery Digital Networks through the acquisition of Revision3 where he held the position of CTO. At Revision3, DeMillo oversaw the strategic direction of company technology, research and development, and product development. (Note: While CTO of Revision3, DeMillo also held the post of Chief Technology Advisor for 4INFO, a mobile ad technology company, where he set the strategic and engineering direction for the company.)

Prior to Revision3, DeMillo was the Chief Technology Officer / co-Founder of Transpera, Inc. in San Francisco, California, where he was responsible for the technology and operational aspects of the company and serves as the technical liaison to mobile operators, video content providers and ad agencies globally.

Prior to Transpera, DeMillo was the Chief Technical Officer for Third Screen Media, where he drove the research, specification, development and technical operations of the company’s MADX platform.

DeMillo also served as Vice President of Mobile Technology at VeriSign, following the acquisition by Verisign of m-Qube where DeMillo was Senior Vice President of Engineering.

DeMillo was also founder and CEO/CTO of MediaRush, an early market leader for media distribution within the home, and held technology leadership positions at ATG, a personalization and eCommerce leader, and SynaPix, a computer graphics and video effects company.

Before he became a serial entrepreneur, DeMillo was a research scientist/engineer at Lincoln Laboratories, and Jet Propulsion Laboratories before that, applying technology to study and understand topics as diverse as planetary cratering and effects of microbursts on aircraft.

Jobs (14)

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Current

Venture Partner

Nov, 2013 - Current   (almost 3 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Feb, 2014
Unknown
Chief Technology Officer & Partner
Jun 1, 2011
Feb 1, 2014
Co Founder & CEO
Aug, 2007
Nov, 2009
CTO / Co - Founder
Oct, 2006
May, 2007
CTO
Dec 1, 2004
Oct 1, 2006
VP of Engineering
Dec, 2004
Oct, 2006
Vice President - Engineering
Feb, 2003
Dec, 2004
Chief Executive Officer / Chief Technology Officer
Aug, 1999
Sep, 2002
VP of Engineering
1997
1999
Senior Director, Product Development
1995
1997
Senior Technical Lead & Architect
1989
1995
Director & Senior Visualization Architect | Research Engineer | Analyst
1984
1989
Project Lead/Research Engineer/Analyst
1982
1984
Grad Student

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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  • Chief Technical Advisor
    Feb 1, 2016
  • Advisor
    Apr 1, 2012
  • Advisor/Co-Founder
    May 1, 2011
  • Advisor
    2011
  • Chief Technology Advisor
    Apr 1, 2010 - Oct 1, 2011

Education (2)

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