Rob Darling

Rob Darling

Session: The state of play for communicating research funding opportunities to internal and external stakeholders: barriers and opportunities

Strategic Advisor from Profound Impact

Rob Darling is a Strategic Advisor for Profound Impact. He was the Founder and CEO of two technology companies that he led to the acquisition. He has held roles as Chief Strategy Officer for Athena Software, Chief Technology Officer for Communitech and Director of Enterprise Architecture for Manulife Financial.  Rob has built companies and led teams that have delivered technology solutions that serve more than 5 million people across Canada and in 25 countries – solutions used by Manulife, Pepsi, Lowes, Mohawk College and others.  He has also been a mentor for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator in California and was selected by Globe and Mail as one of Waterloo Region’s emerging entrepreneurs.