Rob Kramer, Carrie Norton,
Rob has been a successful entrepreneur and executive in the media, technology, environmental, and non-profit sectors.
He is the CEO and co- creator of HipSwap www.hipswap.com - a hyper local marketplace service for iPhone, android and the web.
Rob is also co-founder of PopRule and Campaign Live www.poprule.com / www.gocampaignlive.com.
is a technology company that creates mobile / web applications and platforms for consumer, political and non-profit brands including American Express, Nissan, The Economist and International Medical Corps, to name a few.
has consulted for various companies in the sustainable business and water sectors including Johnson Diversey, Cydcor and Product Partners.
Previously, Rob was CEO of Uprizer, Inc., an Intel-funded peer-to-peer enterprise software company that sold in 2005.
From 1993 to 1999, Rob
was co- Founder and CEO of Moving Pixels
(now Public VFX) www.publicvfx.com, a successful independent computer animation studio in Los Angeles.
In 1999, Rob
interest in this 17-year old company.
Previously, Rob was President and Executive Producer of Pagan Films, a major label music video and commercial production company.
Since 2003, Rob has been Chairman of Global Water Trust www.globalwatertrust.org, a Santa Monica based non-profit that provides clean safe water to school children throughout the developing world.
GWT has provided clean safe water to over 10,000 people in Bangladesh, Nepal and Kenya.
Rob serves on the Board of Directors of Sustainable Business Council www.sustainablebc.org and on the Los Angeles Committee for Global Green USA www.globalgreen.org.
has been a featured speaker on water-related issues at numerous universities including MIT
, and Brown
In 2006, he
wrote and produced the documentary film, "ARSENIC: The Largest Mass Poisoning in History," which premiered at 20th Century Fox Studios
in 2006 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3Hvexu5SqM.
Rob has attended the Aspen Institute Socrates Program as a sponsored participant with an expertise in global water issues.