Robert Jacobi is an open source developer, evangelist, entrepreneur, and executive. He is a global speaker on behalf of the Joomla content management system and open source solutions. Robert is Executive Vice President for Perfect Dashboard, the leading Joomla and WordPress security and update solution. Perfect Dashboard partners with major web hosting providers to enable website owners automated updating for security and performance.
Robert founded Arc Technology Group in 2000 becoming the lead Joomla consultancy in North America. Arc’s clients include Fortune 500 firms, Microsoft, Abbott Laboratories, and Eli Lilly. Robert is currently President Emeritus of the open source project Joomla serving as President from 2017 - 2018, contributor to the Make WordPress Hosting team, ICANN at-large member, and Chair for the Technical Outreach Working Group of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition. Robert can also be found on Twitter @robertjacobi.