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Forbes Digital Commerce Founder and CEO Robert Tibbs Joins the NYTECH Board of Directors
We are pleased to announce the election of Robert Tibbs, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Forbes Digital Commerce, to the NYTECH Board of Directors. NYTECH President and CEO Erik Grimmelmann welcomed Tibbs stating, "Robert's extensive experience as an entrepreneur across several continents is a great addition to our Board. I'm confident that as a NYTECH Board member he will help us fulfill our mission to support the New York tech community." When asked to comment, Tibbs stated, "I am enormously honored and extremely excited to engage with the New York Technology Council in helping to build a thriving and creative environment in New York."
Robert Tibbs was the Founder and CEO of Accelon, an award-winning regional satellite broadband company (acquired by Dimension Data, now owned by NTT), Co-Founder and Regional General Management Executive of Actel Inc., a satellite telecommunications company (acquired by Inner City Broadcasting), and Co-founder and Chairman of Africa Venture Partners, a Venture Capital and Management firm based in South Africa.