Robert Rizika, President and CEO
Robert Rizika works with the founding team at Acinion to set the company's strategic direction. Mr. RizikaImage oversees business development, product management, marketing, and investor relations. A proven entrepreneur and CEO, Mr. Rizika has over twenty years of experience managing emerging technology companies. His success in these endeavors has been fueled by a combination of technology insight, sales and marketing expertise, and a dedication to customer satisfaction.
Most recently Rizika served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Entertainment Strategy for Macrovision Corporation (MVSN: NASDAQ), managing a global $250M business. In this position his responsibilities included the creation and deployment of comprehensive anti-piracy strategies for motion picture studios, music labels, video game publishers and trade associations. He also managed sales development of Macrovision's market-leading electronic sell-through platform for video games, extensible to movies, cable television networks, television programming and music.
Previously, Mr. Rizika was a founding team member of VeridSoft Corporation, a mobile iLife technology provider sold to Yahoo! in 2003. At VerdiSoft Mr. Rizika was responsible for World Wide sales to global mobile operators and ISPs. Prior to co-founding VerdiSoft Corporation, he co-founded QuantumClicks and Reflective Technologies, Inc. As SVP of Marketing and Sales for Reflective Technologies, Rizika grew that company from a small Boston-based start-up to a multi-national corporation, leading to a successful sale in 1999. Mr. Rizika came to Reflective Technologies after holding leadership positions in sales at Teradyne, Inc.
Rizika received his M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management in 1994, and holds a B.S.M.E. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.