About Robert Sosinski
Robert is a engineer and entrepreneur who leads organizations through ambitious business and technology challenges. As a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and an Entrepreneur in Residence at 18F, Robert is working with the White House to reform digital services across the Federal Government with his expertise in cutting-edge technology and effective software development practices.
Robert also founded Reactive.IO, a consultancy which helps businesses of all sizes build their mission-critical software right the first time. Previously, Robert was the VP of Engineering at Ticket Evolution, where he led the development of advanced software products that serve as the backbone of the event industry’s multi-billion dollar ticket market. Before that, Robert led software buildouts at Sling Media (acquired by Dish Network), Time Inc., Health.com, Entertainment Weekly, The University of Pennsylvania, and Switch2Health (acquired by FitBit). Robert also served in the 70th Intelligence Wing of the U.S. Air Force as a Cryptographic Specialist while stationed in Tokyo, Japan.
Robert holds a B.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Maryland University College, and a M.S. in Management of Technology from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. Robert also blogs about software development, presents at technology events about cryptography and database theory, and volunteers at groups that help transition veterans into technology and entrepreneurship.