Appian Ventures

Rob is the CEO of Mersive Technologies, which develops display management software. He has worked as CEO of several category-defining companies funded by some of the most successful venture capital firms in the world. Most recently, he was CEO of SkyeTek, the worldwide market share leader in embedded RFID readers and technology. Prior to that, Balgley was CEO of Jabber, the pioneer and leader in enterprise instant messaging, which was later acquired by Cisco Systems. Before Jabber, he was CEO of Mobile Logic, an early market leader of mobile data networking software. Earlier in this career, Balgley held executive positions in sales and marketing at GE, 3Com, Hughes Aircraft, and Case Communications. Rob studied Communications Science at SUNY Albany and Drew University from 1975-1979.