Robert Geiger is a seasoned and highly accomplished executive with 25 years of leadership experience in technology driven companies. An innovative leader, creative thinker, problem solver, and dynamic collaborator, Robert enjoys working with high performance teams. Robert possesses a rare blend of both solid technical experience and highly refined marketing and management ability. Robert has demonstrated success in strategy and execution across corporate functional areas, corporate communication, and high tech product development, marketing and sales.

Summary

ZenGo Corporation, 2002 to present

Founder & President. Zengo provides strategic marketing and management consulting.  Zengo brings insight, planning and implementation to the areas of:

  • Strategic marketing and management consulting
  • Integrated On & Off-line marketing campaign strategy, creation and implementation
  • ROI driven marketing processes and systems

Guide the branding, positioning and promotion of your company and products using the most advanced online strategies and tactics. Providing full services including strategic and tactical planning and implementation, campaign team formation and management, ROI driven execution strategies and tactics.

Speaker, Presentation Coach, 2011 to present

Speaker, Coach & Facilitator. Presentation coaching for professional speakers and executives. Speaker delivering seminars, workshops and keynotes focusing on business management and marketing related topics encouraging organizational excellence and entrepreneurism.

Current Professional Activities

Seven Peaks Publishing, 2010

Co-Founder, President. Corporate online publishing and Internet marketing. Created and Published “Social Media Marketing for Sales Forces” 12 week video training course. Created #1 Amazon best selling book, “Write your Skin a Prescription for Change,” by Rodan & Fields, creators of the ‘ProActive’ line of skin care products.

Department of Motor Vehicles, VA, 2008

Consulted and Coached core team of over 120 people serving as their Enterprise Wide Business Process Re-engineering expert. Designed processes for collection and documentation of all DMV system use cases. Trained the facilitators. Coached process extraction and documentation. Utilized leading edge CASE system for documenting and driving downstream new software development processes. Documented all processes using the Agile ICONIX® use case driven methodology.

Create & Attract Publishing, 2006 to present

Co-Founder, Publisher. Created Internet Media publishing company to forward a conversation for transformation in the world. Created best selling book and complete online expert business infrastructure and marketing for best selling author, Nanette Geiger. Packaged, published and marketed numerous online video, audio and information products.

WiPods – Tablet driven Push-Advertising startup, 2004

Founder and CTO Conceived and designed product architecture for this startup to leverage tablet based kiosks in medical practices prior to the Smartphone boom. Built prototypes using embedded Redhat® Linux for tablets and servers. We did not get the funding we were looking for, but it was fun building the tablet systems for selling and displaying ads. Apple purchased our IP.

NC DHS Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) RFP Team, 2003

Sr. Consultant on the team for creating the RFP for the replacement Medicaid Management Information System. Served the team to document the data based requirements and explore feasibility of replacement options. Documented data issues and processes for consideration in final RFP.

Medic Computers, Senior Consulting Architect, 1996

Senior Consulting Architect. Architect and team leader in the development of HIPPA compliant integrated practice management systems, clinical information systems for managed care organizations, management services organizations, integrated delivery networks, and physician practices.

Other Professional Experience

Office Automation Systems, NC, 2006-2007

Director of Product Development. Led company wide product development activities to produce enterprise class software solution for Secretary of State offices around the country.  Established and implemented core CMM level  1, 2 and 3 processes across the company resulting in delivery of a high quality stable enterprise software solution.  My efforts resulted in making the company a desirable acquisition target and the company was subsequently sold.

CAVU, NC, 2005, 2005

Director of Product Development. Joined CAVU to lead software product development activities for enterprise class licensing software solutions for government regulatory agencies around the country.  Drastically improved customer satisfaction and the ability to deliver high quality, stable enterprise software solutions.  Improved overall cross functional processes across sales & marketing, operations and development, customer service and support, and management leadership and reporting. Improving this company’s operations led to it’s eventual successful acquisition by Iron Data.

Metagenix, Inc., NC, 1998-2002

VP Product Development and co-founder.  Directed all product development activities and processes.  Metagenix sold our product, MetaRecon, for 4.7 million dollars in a asset purchase to Ascential Software.  Ascential was acquired by IBM and the product is now a centerpiece of IBM’s data management toolset. MetaRecon servers are built on a combination of Windows clients and open source based server technology.

Effective Systems, L.L.C., NC, 1995-1998

Founding Member. Created and sold Zero Defects Home Manufacturing Quality Assurance system.  Lead architect for Medic Computer Systems Medical Patient Charting system.

Information Management Services, Inc., NY/NC. 1987-1995

Founder & President. Created shrink wrapped nationally marketed Windows contact manager, ClientWorks.  Created vertical market Banking Industry software solution: L/C PLU$ – Letter of Credit system.  Consulting Project leader in over 40 client accounts.

BASIS Software, Inc., NY, 1985-1987

National Marketing Manager, IBM Real Estate Industry Application Specialist software firm for IBM Midrange systems. Established national distribution channel leveraging IBM’s network of IAS affiliates. Consulted as subject matter expert on all Real Estate software product requirements and design including commercial and residential brokerage, property management and investment analysis products.

Other Executive Experience

BORN Toastmasters, Raleigh NC

President of this advanced Toastmaster International speakers group. As an early founding member, have served the club in a number of capacities, hosted special events, conducted special training events on business models and products for speakers.

Entredot & Cary Innovation Center

Volunteer Executive Business Coach & Mentor. Supporting Entredot and the Cary Innovation Center’s mission of fostering entrepreneurship in the Triangle, mentoring entrepreneurs and growing the organization through recruiting, marketing and education.   Actively mentoring the Cary Citizen hyper local online publication in developing and expanding their business model over the past 12 months.

Capital City Club – Business Alliance

Designed 2012 educational program for Online Business Navigation workshop monthly series.  Delivered Five 2-hour workshop sessions.

Raleigh Entrepreneurs Organization

Member, speaker and seminar leader.  Delivered workshops on Internet & Content Marketing, SEO & Link Building and Business Marketing.

Council for Entrepreneurial Development, RTP, NC

FastTrac Tech (a Kouffman Foundation Program) Instructor and Business Coach to High Tech Startup Companies.

Organizations

  • Co-inventor on patent behind IBM’s WebSphere Information Analyzer product. 2000
  • Open Source enthusiast since 1999
  • Gold Medal winner for Client/Server category in the Droege International Developers Competition in Durham, NC. 1994
  • Accomplished pianist and keyboard player enjoying a wide variety of musical styles.

Accomplishments

New York University

Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Concentration in Economics, Management and Finance. Teaching associate in Real Estate Finance.  B.S. Economics.

Student Association of the State University of New York

Vice President for Community Colleges.  Represented 32 Community Colleges and over a million students across the state.  Negotiated passage of a state law granting the student member of the board of trustees on community colleges full voting rights.

Suffolk County Community College

Founded a student government, served as President.  Elected student member of the Board of Trustees.

St Anthonys High School

Proud member of the class of ’77

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