Rob has spent the last 25 years in the HR space. Early on his career he worked as a IT recruiter specialising in US startups and senior hires before moving into the ATS market in 2003 and taking his transferable skills into Software Sales. Robert then helped grow a regional ATS provider into a global Talent Management company and held several leadership roles before moving to SAP to focus on full suite HCM specialising in Global Accounts. After 2 successful years at SAP, in 2016 Rob returned to his passion of ‘start up’ and Talent Acquisition and was hired as the first Go To Market employee for SmartRecruiters to lead the expansion into EMEA. Currently Rob works as the SVP EMEA leading a strong team across the region which now accounts for 40% of the companies revenue.