Rob Newby is a Non-Executive Director with Intaso. Rob was previously the CISO at SmartDCC, a Board-level security adviser at Admiral and Aviva, and has held consultancy roles at large blue chip enterprises including Vodafone, T-Systems and CSC. Rob performed due diligence on a large acquisition whilst at Vodafone, leading to subsequent advisory work with VCs and corporate venture arms, including leading the Security work on the successful acquisition of ITC Secure Networks by C5 Capital and a number of corporate acquisitions.
Prior to his work in Enterprise Security, Rob worked in startups as a Product Director in Spain and a Client Director for start-ups in the US and across EMEA. His interest in start-ups was fuelled by an early career in the channel as Head of Pre-sales, and has also led to his return to his taking up the CEO position at his new start-up, Procordr. Rob still works as an independent consultant and advisor to Telecoms, Finance and the Security Industry.