Robert has been helping San Francisco Bay Area business buyers and sellers executing business buy/sell transactions since 2001. Robert owned and operated the first Sunbelt Business Brokers San Francisco office before its acquisition by Lane Group. Robert personally helped multiple business owners sell their businesses across multiple industries ranging from hundred thousands to millions of dollars.
Before joining Porte D'or Financials LTD, Robert was the co-founder and COO of start-up IPTV company called MatrixStream Technologies, Inc., where he was responsible for growing the company from a start-up with a concept to millions of dollars in revenue. He oversaw company’s marketing, finance, business development, and sales teams. He authored company’s business plan and investor presentation, which resulted in company securing investments from strategic partners. He worked with engineering team closely developing number of innovative technology products. He has helped the company bringing several products from concept to market.
Prior to his role at MatrixStream, he was the Director of the Business Development and Product Management for Array Networks. At Array Networks, he played key role in helping the company secure its first round of venture funding. He played key role in developing company’s VC investor package. He went on fund raising road shows with the founder/CEO and presented to multiple VCs in the Silicon Valley. As a result, company was able to secure $31.7M funding from top silicon valley VC firms. He was part of the team that developed company’s first product. He also sold the product to company’s first customer.
Before Array Networks, he worked for several companies such as Cisco Systems, NEC America, Telebit, and IBM/Lotus Development Corporation. He held senior positions in sales, business development, customer advocacy, and product management. He was part of the sales team that sold millions of dollars of Cisco Equipment in the San Francisco territory. He helped several companies promoting new products to existing and potential customers.
Robert is also an avid real estate investor. Robert has extensive experience investing in single family homes, land, condos, townhomes, mixed use properties, and multi-unit dwellings. He also has extensive experience with real estate financing.
Robert thrives on serving clients. “The opportunity to use my background to help business owners and investors reach their goals is what I love to do,” says Robert. “What drives me is the fact that I love to help people reach their goals so they can enjoy their lives.”
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from University of Connecticut, a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University. He is a licensed CA real estate sales person. He is a member of California Association of Business Brokers (CABB). He also speaks Chinese Mandarin.
The Lane Group of Companies include: Sunbelt Business Brokers San Francsico, Chrysalis Capital Group LLC, a FINRA broker-dealer; World Wide Wealth LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor; Lane Insurance Services LLC, providing Risk Management and Insurance; Porte d'Or Financial Ltd., Realtors and Business Brokers, Cheryl A. Lane, CPA, Tax Advisors and Business Consultants; and Le Groupe Lane Internationale Ltd., International Business Consultants & Planners.