Rob was born and raised in San Jose, California before moving down to Southern California to attend San Diego State University where he obtained a B.S. in Computer Science. He worked as an Operating Systems Analyst and Security Engineer at SDSU after graduating and later moved on to DRM and digital content delivery at DivX. Recently he worked on the network and virtual infrastructure for secure digital delivery systems of Hollywood content to IMAX movie theaters. He is a DJ, drummer, recording engineer and electronic musician and still produces music time permitting. He also likes to boogie board, hike and fly his drone on his free time for fun.