Now a fixture in Georgia’s tech scene, Mr. Hootselle is recognized as an early force in the enterprise flash storage movement while working under Steve Wozniak(Founder, Apple) at Fusion-io and most recently at Tegile Systems.

Over the past ten years, his leadership helped introduce HyperConverged solutions from Nutanix & SimpliVity (now HPE) into hundreds of companies such as Yamaha, AT&T, and TBS. An avid public speaker, he has presented his views on modern technology advances at over 45 technology conferences and is currently the host of the Disruptive Technologies Tour. In addition to his role at Cloud & Wire, Rob has been a key investor in several startups including AS400Warehouse, Axiom Technologies & FPG.