Author name: Bob Stewart

Bob Stewart is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur, known for his ability to lead and innovate in a variety of high-profile roles. His career, spanning over three decades, is marked by a series of successful ventures and impactful contributions to the technology industry. Bob's journey began in the early '90s when he founded Advanced Visual Communications, Inc., Maine Multimedia Corporation, and VRmedia Internet Publishing Corporation. These early ventures allowed him to pioneer in the digital landscape, providing state-of-the-art solutions to clients and pushing the boundaries of multimedia technology. His leadership skills and technical expertise led him to serve as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for several renowned companies. At Motorola's $1B Internet and Networking Group, he was named Internet CTO, where he directed cross-functional teams to develop and deploy highly secure, federally audited, Internet-centric, x509v3 encrypted communication systems. At John Sculley's Verified Person, Bob reorganized and outsourced development and quality operations, driving the web-service enablement of the company's multi-terabyte data warehouse service. This strategic move catalyzed hyper market growth for their customers. Bob also served as the CTO and Co-Founder of CyberMedica, a company that provided secure open-systems for collaborative scientific research for biotechnology and pharmaceutical discoveries worldwide. His work at CyberMedica demonstrated his ability to identify and execute application systems for payments-based, recurring revenue transactions targeted at small to mid-sized organizations. In the realm of mergers and acquisitions, Bob has been involved as an investment adviser and a transition manager in substantial M&A activity, including a $220M acquisition from BellSouth and a $290M acquisition from Compaq (now HP). As the CTO for CMGI's portfolio companies Zip2 and, Bob managed a worldwide staff of over 180 professionals, responsible for all aspects of software and platform development, operations, engineering, research, corporate information technology, and product technical delivery. In his current role as the founder of VitalLock, Bob continues to innovate, developing a groundbreaking social media-enabled secure encrypted private messaging and emergency broadcast alert system. Despite his impressive career, Bob maintains a sense of modesty and a commitment to excellence, guided by the belief that success is attracted by the person you become. His extensive experience, coupled with his passion for innovation and dedication to doing his best, makes him a valuable asset in the ever-evolving technology landscape.

Ethos, Purpose

Sacred Creation Scared Reaction

There in the sepia toned photos stood relatives of some import. I quickly flip each photo to garner some faded hen-scratched insight as to who was standing there and why had my ancestors thought enough of these folk as to save their light reflections as such. How disappointing to find no or illegible writings, certainly I share their underlying genotypical code and obviously their phenotypical expressions, but just how much of their wisdom their essence their being do I reflect? I feel for them, unknown, in a bundle, in a box, in a closet.

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