Résumé of

Robert E. Stewart, Sr.

Executive Profile

Experienced and visionary technology executive with a stellar career spanning over two decades. Demonstrated expertise in driving innovation, leading digital transformation, and providing innovative solutions for the Life Science industry. Proven track record in developing cutting-edge technologies, implementing auditable business rules-driven systems, and driving results. Strategic leader and problem solver, dedicated to leveraging technology to overcome challenges and accelerate growth. Passionate about delivering secure, compliant, and efficient solutions tailored to industry needs.


Manufacturing Technician, Corning Incorporated

Jul 2022 – Present (11 months) Kennebunk, Maine, United States

Passionately pursue hands-on experience in modern medical device manufacturing to advance drug and device discovery. Focus on configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of high-volume production manufacturing systems. Work with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to the development of groundbreaking discoveries in the Life Science industry.

Chief Technology Officer, ACRES Global – Alliance for Care & Research Excellence & Safety

Mar 2016 – Apr 2022 (6 years 2 months) Cambridge, MA, United States

Drove innovation in clinical research safety and effectiveness. Oversaw the management of technology initiatives and development of shared global IT infrastructure. Led the implementation of secure, cloud-based data vaults and smart tools for clinical trials operations, monitoring, and oversight. Contributed to significant cost savings and time-to-market reduction in the Life Science industry.

Founder & CEO, Exochain

Jan 2018 – Present (5 years 6 months) Boston, MA, United States

Built and led a pioneering company providing blockchain-based solutions for data privacy, security, and integrity in regulated industries. Developed Exochain’s core technologies and led strategic partnerships with major healthcare organizations. Positioned Exochain as a game-changing solution for clinical research and other regulated industries. Continuously drive innovation and deliver exceptional results for clients.

Chief Technology Officer, Votem Corp.

Mar 2017 – Dec 2017 (10 months) Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Played a crucial role in developing a mobile voting platform that enabled people worldwide to vote easily and securely through their mobile devices and online. Powered the largest blockchain-based online vote in the world to date. Implemented blockchain technology within the voting process, showcasing the benefits of emerging technologies in addressing real-world challenges.

Chief Operating Officer & Board Member, Sonavation Inc.

Nov 2012 – Dec 2016 (4 years 2 months) Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States

Led departments including Research and Development, Intellectual Property, Engineering, Information Technology, and more. Oversaw the development and implementation of innovative biometric solutions. Integrated biometric technology with guarded compliant private data center infrastructure and developed a non-reputable transaction verification platform. Led the merger and acquisition activities.

CTO – Global Security Solutions Group, Dell EMC

Oct 2009 – Nov 2012 (3 years 2 months) Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States

Showcased expertise in integrating cutting-edge network security, information management, and storage solutions. Played a crucial role in delivering advanced video surveillance and analysis capabilities. Enhanced security systems and video surveillance information management, resulting in increased capacities for real-time security event detection and analysis.

President, Maine Guard, LLC.

Jan 2011 – Oct 2012 (1 year 10 months) Maine, United States

Founded and served as President of a bonded and licensed contract security company. Provided comprehensive security services, including physical, cyber, information, and public security. Demonstrated exceptional leadership and security expertise at high-profile events. Developed innovative security solutions, including emergency services wallet identification cards.

Co-Founder, VitalLock

Mar 2009 – Oct 2012 (3 years 8 months) Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Founded a pioneering company specializing in privacy and security solutions. Developed a secure encrypted private messaging and emergency broadcast alert system. Leveraged Amazon’s secure cloud infrastructure to provide secure messaging and storage capabilities. Ensured privacy and security for users, both in real-time and during emergencies.

Chief Executive Officer, ESRIA, Inc.

2008 – 2009 (1 year) San Francisco, San Jose, and Cambridge, United States

Led ESRIA as the first CEO, driving technology integration and security solutions. Developed enterprise-scale rich internet applications for high-profile clients. Collaborated with industry-leading organizations to deliver powerful online experiences. Showcased expertise in rich internet applications and visual design.

Strategic Advisor, Agent Video Intelligence

2007 – 2008 (1 year) United States

Worked with Agent Video Intelligence, a leading provider of state-of-the-art video analytics technology. Researched and developed strategic go-to-market plans for the company’s video analytic platform. Facilitated market reconnaissance and strategy validation at international security conferences. Demonstrated adaptability, discretion, and confidentiality in the sensitive field.

Director of Consulting Services, ICST

2006 – 2007 (1 year) United States

Led professional consulting, custom development engagements, and online marketing activities. Established the company as a US General Services Administration (GSA) scheduled Department of Defense (DoD) defense contractor. Managed complex government protocols and security requirements. Worked with high-profile clients in diverse industries.

Chief Technology Officer, Verified Person by Sterling Talent Solutions

2005 – 2006 (1 year) Manhattan, New York, United States

Spearheaded government-level deep-background screening and data-centric identity verification technology initiatives. Integrated staffing WebTop Applicant Tracking System, resulting in significant bookings. Generated systemic efficiencies and facilitated venture-funded growth. Led IT outsourcing deal and off-shored development to a Software Engineering Institute Capabilities Maturity Model Level 5 (SEI-CMM5) partner.

Chief Technology Officer, CyberMedica

2000 – 2005 (5 years) United States

Led a privately held B2B Internet ASP platform focused on reducing cycle times for drug and device discovery industries. Partnered with the World Health Organization to improve human subjects’ protection in clinical trials. Developed software suites and patented key business processes. Contributed to the advancement of drug and device discovery industries.

Chief Technology Officer and SVP Engineering Group, CMGI

1999 – 2000 (1 year) United States

Played a pivotal role in leading the development, operations, and service provisioning of private-label consumer content portals. Managed M&A activities and staff transition. Developed media object scalability architecture and pioneered on-the-fly proxy servers for content delivery. Achieved Media Metrix Top 100 and Top 25 Portal site rankings.

President, VRmedia Internet Publishing Corporation

1994 – 1997 (3 years) Maine, United States

Founded a pioneering company specializing in database-driven media feed aggregation portals and virtual communities. Developed innovative web-based solutions for local and regional businesses. Partnered with major distributors and secured contracts with Oxford Global.

Founder, Maine Multimedia

1993 – 1994 (1 year) Maine, United States

Founded Maine Multimedia Corporation, specializing in digital media technology and solutions. Resold digital video edit suites and provided state-of-the-art solutions to the multimedia industry. Developed advanced systems for cable television headend insertion.

Founder & CEO, Advanced Visual Communications, Inc.

1992 – 1993 (1 year) United States

Pioneered the digital prepress and multimedia industry. Specialized in digital prepress equipment and solutions. Apple Value-Added Reseller for digital prepress technology. Invited to join the first Apple VAR Council in Cupertino, California.

Production Director, Northland Press

1985 – 1992 (7 years) Maine, United States

Managed the production of renowned publications in the fly fishing industry. Pioneered desktop color separation and digital prepress technologies. Developed and maintained subscription marketing and management systems.


The Wharton School – Certificate, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2016 – 2016

University of Southern Maine – Emergency Medical Technician 1994 – 1996

University of New England – Computer Information Systems 1982 – 1985

Kennebunk High School – Diploma, College Prep 1979 – 1983

Licenses & Certifications

  • Firefighter II – State of Maine
  • Emergency Medical Technician – National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Advanced Open Water Diver – PADI
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Technician Level II (WSO-CHMT II) – Kennebunk Fire Rescue
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