Rob Tarkoff » CEO, Lithium
As President and CEO, Rob guides the strategic direction and corporate vision for Lithium. Since joining in September 2011, Rob has significantly expanded Lithium’s product portfolio, grown the company from 150 to 400+ employees, and expanded into new global regions and vertical markets. In his own words, “I want to build Lithium into a multi-generational company that is fundamentally changing the way businesses and people connect with each other.”
Rob joined Lithium from Adobe Systems, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Enterprise Solutions business unit. At Adobe, Rob pioneered Adobe’s Customer Experience Management strategy, and also led Adobe’s worldwide enterprise solution partnerships, including system integration partners and strategic ISVs.
Before Adobe, Rob held executive positions at EMC Corporation, Documentum, Inc. and Commerce One. Earlier in his career, he was an Associate Attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where he was part of the team that took Amazon public
Rob holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College. Additionally, Rob serves on Advent Software’s board of directors and is a member of the board of advisors for the Lawrence Hall of Science, the largest public science center in the U.S.