Rob Schoeben was elected to the Board in 2012. He is also an active advisory team member, working with current and past grantees including Partners in School Innovation and Opportunity Fund. He co-led the 2011-12 Education grant round and participates in the current Collective Impact R&D team. His sons are active in SV2 Teens.
Formerly the Vice President of Applications Product Marketing for Apple, Rob was in charge of Apple's applications—iLife, iWork, Aperture, Final Cut Studio, and Logic Studio – and Internet service, .Mac/MobileMe (now known as iCloud). In 2009, he left Apple to cofound a nonprofit agency called CASSY (Counseling and Support Services for Youth), which partners with local schools to support students' social and emotional well-being through crisis intervention, ongoing counseling, and proactive mental health education. He is currently the CASSY board chair and remains an active volunteer in the rapidly growing organization. Rob is also an advisor to tech startups and nonprofits here in the Valley.
Before joining Apple in 2003, Rob worked at Microsoft for almost eight years. Prior to Microsoft, he was a Senior Vice President at Ogilvy & Mather. Rob received a B.S. in Computer Science from Duke University.