After a dynamic and successful career in executive positions within various sectors from energy to entertainment, Rob founded Riptide Partners with long-time associate, Paul Klass. Prior to this, Rob was Chief Operating Officer for The Madison Square Garden Company and oversaw operations across all venues, marketing, business insights and customer experience, driving bottom line results through a clear focus on guest and staff experience.
Earlier Rob served as CEO of Sperian Energy overseeing business activities and operations while preparing the company for expansion. He also held the role of EVP of Operations for Cablevision where he was responsible for end-to-end operations and the Company’s customer experience. At the start of his career, Rob spent nearly a decade at Direct Energy, an energy services provider, where he rose to SVP & GM of the Company’s U.S. residential energy business.
Rob is an avid boater and triathlete and lives with his wife and daughter in Lattingtown, NY.