Rod brings significant global leadership experience with both Fortune 500 organizations as well as entrepreneurial ventures. He was EVP, Corporate Development for iCrossing, leading 7 successful acquisitions over 6 years prior to and after the sale of iCrossing to the Hearst Corporation in 2010. Well known as a leader in the Phoenix Tech Community, he coaches and mentors CEO’s and their teams in strategy and business planning. Rod holds a Bachelors degree in business from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ and a Masters degree from the Columbia School of Business in NYC. He is an adjunct faculty member in the Entrepreneurship program in the business school at Grand Canyon University, teaching “Intrapreneurship” and Innovation.