Rob Chen, CEO, Brightlink
Rob Chen is CEO and Board Director for Brightlink with more than 20 years of executive leadership and general management experience across several industries. Prior to Brightlink, Rob was the Chief Marketing Officer of CEB (now Gartner), where he had led the company’s global strategic marketing efforts and played a key role in launching CEB’s talent management business. Before CEB, Rob was a Senior Vice President at First Data, where he transformed and implemented go-to-market strategies for numerous product innovations leading up to its IPO. During his career, Rob held a number of leadership roles with Visa, Siebel Systems (now Oracle), Edge Dynamics (a venture-funded startup) and Salesforce.com. Rob holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from University of California at Berkeley.