Retired, former President and CES of SofTrek
Robert Girardi, BS ’80, MBA ’92, has more than 30 years' experience in the technology industry with expertise in product and marketing management, strategic planning, and business development.
Now retired, Girardi came to SofTrek from IBM, where he served as Global Brand Leader for IBM's Global Services Division, focusing on marketing strategy and world-wide marketing program development and execution. He has broad experience in technology product marketing, marketing program development and deployment, channel marketing planning and marketing communications. Before IBM, Girardi served as product marketing manager at ATTO Technology and as a marketing consultant with Intelligent Solutions.
A summa cum laude graduate from University at Buffalo's computer science department, he also attended UB's MBA program with a concentration in marketing.