Rob Wrubel

Rob Wrubel

Chief Executive Officer – HotChalk

Rob Wrubel has spent more than 25 years working as a technology and marketing entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, bringing to life multiple companies and brands. Most recently, Rob served as a strategic advisor to online education and consumer start-ups, including Fuse Universal, Generation Tux, and Common Sense Education. Prior to that, Rob spent eight years as an executive leader at Apollo Education Group, the country’s largest online education provider. At Apollo, he played multiple key roles as Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Product Officer, and Chief Innovation Officer. Before Apollo, Rob was the CEO of Aptimus, a public market online marketing platform company. Before Aptimus, he was the founding CEO of Yoga Works, a national yoga and alternative fitness company. Rob was the founding CEO of Ask Jeeves, a leading search engine and consumer online brand. Prior to that, Rob was the Chief Operating Officer at Knowledge Adventure, the country’s leading publisher of educational software. Rob has a bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University.