Director, COO Trunk Club
Rob joined Trunk Club in late 2011 as COO where he plays a central role in the general management of Trunk Club overseeing customer acquisition, leading innovation of the technology platform and managing the build-out of the company’s operations. Trunk Club was acquired in 2014 by Nordstrom in a transaction valued at $450 million.
Prior to joining Trunk Club, Rob was an EIR in Greylock Partners’ Silicon Valley office. In this role he advised entrepreneurs looking to scale their early stage startups into thriving, independent companies. He has a particular interest in consumer-focused businesses with e-commerce, marketplace or payments-related business models. Rob has led small and large teams through periods of hyper growth, intense change and fierce industry competition.
Prior to Greylock Rob was a Vice President at eBay. Most recently he ran the Company’s Buyer Experience team where he oversaw the Company’s largest business verticals including fashion, technology, media, collectibles and home. These verticals represent more than half of eBay’s $2 billion North America business. Prior to running eBay’s Buyer Experience team Rob was VP and GM of eBay Motors, which he joined shortly after it launched in 2001. When he left the group it was eBay’s largest stand-alone vertical. eBay Motors receives more than thirteen million unique visitors a month, ranking it in the top 10 for e-commerce properties.
Rob holds an MBA from Kellogg and a BA from McGill University.