Bob Sellers, DirectDep Co-Founder & COO
As COO, Bob has been heavily involved in both strategy and business development with a particular emphasis on the court reporting side of the business, forming relationships with agencies and reporters, assessing the market and adjusting market positioning and approach.
Prior to joining DirectDep, Bob led two different semiconductor laser manufacturers — AKELA Laser Corporation, where he served as CEO and Applied Optronics, which he helped sell and lead through a turn-around as its General Manager. In addition, Bob has broad hands-on experience in high-tech strategy, marketing, and operations through his consulting in Silicon Valley for companies ranging from venture-backed start-ups to the Fortune 500.
Bob has an MBA from Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a BA from Yale.