Rich Robinson, Standard Industries’ Chief Technology Officer, is creating a comprehensive technology strategy to address business challenges, requirements and needs across Standard Industries. He will also oversee global IT functions for Standard’s operating companies, and helping to evolve their overall strategic technology roadmap.
Mr. Robinson graduated from West Virginia University Institute of Technology where he earned his BS in Electrical Engineering and his commission as an Officer in the U.S. Army. As an Army Communication officer, Rich served for five years on active duty including deployments to Bosnia Herzegovina and Afghanistan, as well as three years of reserve duty.
Before joining Standard, he served as CTO for CSDC Systems where he was responsible for all Product, Engineering and Product Support. Mr. Robinson is an active advisor in the Austin Tech Community and holds a seat on the Board of Directors for Beneplace. He is a recognized thought leader in the spaces of Agile Product Development, Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (Cloud), and the evolving discipline of Digital Transformation.
Rich resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, Valerie, and their three children. In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, playing guitar and going on adventures with their three dogs.