|Birthplace||New York City|
|The Cooper Union, BE||1993|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering|
|The University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Sciance||1995|
|Electrical Engineering with focus on Digital Signal Processing For Telecommunications|
In June 2012, Rob Marano along with another software industry veteran founded The Hackerati, an “Engineering as a Service” firm specializing in variable-cost product development, research, and other custom software and hardware development, in collaboration with The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City, where he lectures as an adjunct professor of engineering.
Prior to establishing The Hackerati, he founded InDorse Technologies in 2006 and had served as its President, CEO, and CTO until the end of May 2012. Before InDorse, he founded Falkin Systems LLC and continues to provide market and technology guidance as a board advisor.
In addition, Mr. Marano has served as the director of emerging software technologies at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Global Technology Centres (London, Frankfurt, and Menlo Park). At PwC he provided technical and operational improvement tactics with strategic product advice to software clients such as Computer Associates, Brother International, Verizon, BellSouth and Sygate (now part of Symantec), in the infrastructure and information security industries.
At Micromuse, Mr. Marano helped to establish the U.S. application development division and was tasked to commercialize three infrastructure management solutions.
Additional experience includes lead software engineer at Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Labs, as well as a satellite electronics engineer at GE AstroSpace.
Mr. Marano holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from The Cooper Union and a Master of Science degree from The University of Pennsylvania, both in electrical and computer engineering. He continues to lecture at The Cooper Union and The Polytechnic Institute of NYU on computer engineering and collaborative, international business & innovation.