Robert Granadino drives inteliGlas' technology and business vision, its market strategies, and growth perspectives. He has over 27 years of high tech experience as a businessman, entrepreneur, information technologist, industrial designer, and inventor.
Granadino is prominent for his work in the internet broadband and wireless access business. An early leader at the pioneering internet service provider EarthLink, Granadino designed the build-out of the largest broadband network in the US, growing revenues from its birth to $225M in under three years with total P&L responsibility for the business unit.
He was a founding executive team member of Boingo Wireless, where he oversaw Boingo’s global Wi-Fi development closing the industry’s first Wi-Fi roaming wholesale network agreements, as well as leading its software distribution strategy. An experienced fundraiser, he raised $20M in venture capital with the Boingo team in 2001, just after the burst of the Internet bubble. Granadino built the 4th largest US Wi-Fi network at Toshiba in the mid-2000s.
Granadino has held executive leadership positions in sales, business development, and operations at cybersecurity giants Symantec Corporation (now Broadcom and NortonLifeLock) and Fortinet. In previous management positions, he has structured strategic partnerships generating revenues totaling in the billions of dollars with organizations such as Verizon, Comcast, Charter, Sprint, AT&T, Intel, IHG, and McDonald's. He has successfully led nine-figure sales channels with full P&L responsibility.
Granadino is a nine-time US Patent award recipient and named inventor for the intellectual property responsible for establishing the popular industry standard for the computer ergonomic keyboards design engineering addressing "carpal tunnel syndrome" in the workplace. According to a 2011 Columbia University study, his patent portfolio ranks among the top 10% of all cited patent prior art worldwide. Granadino licensed the patented technology to industry-leading brands such as Microsoft and Logitech for use in their keyboard designs.
Granadino earned his BA from the University of California, Berkeley with post-graduate studies at The Wharton School and Haas School of Business.