Previously, Robert was CEO at ParaMatters, a software company providing end to end manufacturing software from design to inspection functionality for additive and subtractive manufacturing, he re-visioned the company to serve a broader base of manufacturing processes, which ultimately led to the purchase by Carbon. Prior to that, Robert co-founded Oqton, which delivered cloud-based, AI-powered manufacturing solutions for factory operations. Before his success with Oqton, Robert held senior leadership positions with Autodesk in the ACG group focused on digital manufacturing solutions, and has held various senior management roles at Accelops, Loglogic and Symantec Corp.