Rob Tepper

Rob Tepper


As co-founder and Chief Technical Officer, Rob is responsible for overseeing technology and product development, including our proprietary customer data matching platform. He is able to match his business and marketing experience with his technical skills to explore and optimize the experience users have with Global Business and Marketing Solutions.

Prior to GBMS, Rob started out at Bell Laboratories in Allentown, PA designing semiconductors. He was there for 2 years and was then recruited to AMCC in San Diego where he held a variety of technical and management roles during a 15 year period.

While still at AMCC, Rob and his partner Robert Harris started an internet company called They had the idea in 1995 to use the internet to create an online handbook for people with disabilities, their caregivers, family and friends.

Rob was the first Chancellor of Southern States University, where he served from 2007 to 2010 and successfully took the school through the national accreditation process. He was simultaneously the Chancellor of the International Academy of English, which he led through a separate, successful national accreditation application process during that same timeframe.

Rob has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.