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General Information

Websiteupmo.com
Blogupmo.com/blog
Twitter@robgarciasj
BirthplaceCaracas, Venezuela

Degrees

Babson College, MBA 1999
Entrepreneurship
Universidad Simon Bolivar, BS 1995
Computer Science

Former Companies

VP of Product
VP/Sr Director of Product Strategy
Director of eCommerce Solutions

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Rob Garcia

Rob is a product strategist and execution executive in Silicon Valley. Rob has been creating innovative eCommerce, financial, and consumer oriented web products for more than 12 years, delivering outstanding web experiences for companies like Lending Club, Cisco, Road Runner Sports, Knight Ridder Digital, Smith & Hawken, Breville and Teamwork Athletic Apparel. His work has been awarded numerous prizes such as several Webby Awards, W3 Award, WebAwards, OMMA Award, Interactive Media Award and Harvard Business Review’s Breakthrough Ideas. He is currently the VP of Product at UpMo, Inc, and is responsible for the vision, roadmap, user experience and interaction design of UpMo’s suite of products. Before UpMo, Rob was the head of product at LendingClub.com. Rob is also a leading voice in the startup community, blogging, tweeting, mentoring and speaking passionately about disruptive innovation. Rob holds a Computer Science degree and an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship from Babson College.

Recent Milestones

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    Rob Garcia added a position as VP of Product at UpMo. (7/5/11)
    Posted 7/19/11 at 6:01am
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    Rob Garcia added a position as Mentor at 500 Startups. (10/1/10)
    Posted 7/19/11 at 6:01am
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    Rob Garcia added a position as VP/Sr Director of Product Strategy at Lending Club. (3/1/07)
    Posted 7/19/11 at 6:01am
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    Rob Garcia added a position as Director of eCommerce Solutions at Razorfish. (4/1/99)
    Posted 7/19/11 at 6:01am

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