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Bob, a Catalyst founder, has spent his career helping to shape the information technology industry. He has a long record of technical, managerial, marketing and entrepreneurial leadership and he has held key investment and financial roles, serving clients in Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and North America. Bob was a pioneer of the CASE industry, first as VP of Engineering for Summagraphics and then as founder and CEO of CADWARE, a leading supplier of OEM software and business engineering tools.

He began his career with the US Army laboratories for communications and electronics in development, strategic planning and R&D management. He initiated his involvement in corporate development and investment banking with his own firm Enterprise Solutions International, and later as a Managing Director of a European based M&A firm.