Non-Executive Director, Board Member
Rob Dobson has served as a non-executive director of Singletrack since the company’s formation, when he was closely involved as an adviser and investor. Named London Technology and Communications Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and The Times in 2005, Rob’s proven track record as an innovator and businessman has been invaluable to Singletrack.
Rob previously founded Actix, a mobile phone network optimisation business that, as CEO, he’d grown into a world leader with over 200 employees in 8 offices worldwide. By 2005 Actix revenue exceeded $50 million, and Rob sold a majority stake to US private equity firm Summit Partners, becoming a non-executive director in 2007. Actix was featured in the FastTrack, TechTrack, Fast 50 and Red Herring listings on several occasions as one of the UK’s fastest growing profitable technology companies.
In addition to mentoring and investing in a number of early-stage technology businesses, Rob is a non-executive director of RadioOpt (based in Dresden, Germany) and a trustee of Southbank Sinfonia.