Executive Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Entrepreneur in Residence for NUCEE & Idea, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Bob Lentz

212 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.7268
r.lentz@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

BS, Northeastern University
MBA, Babson College

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining the University, Bob was a consultant serving as interim CEO for technology companies. He has extensive executive management and entrepreneurial experience in the technology industry having been involved in the growth and eventual sale of a number of successful technology ventures.

Bob served as CEO and President of PermissionTV, an innovative online video platform company. Bob also held senior executive positions at OATSystems, Inc.; the recognized leader in radio-frequency identification (RFID) frameworks, now part of Checkpoint; and at eRoom Technology; a Web-based collaborative workspace that enables distributed teams to work together more efficiently; sold to Documentum Inc. and now part of EMC Corp.

Services to the Profession

Bob serves as Chairman Board of Directors of Monotype Imaging Corp. (Nasdaq: TYPE) and as a member of the Board of Directors for Northern Power Systems (TSX:NPS). In addition, he has served as a board member and advisor to a number of private companies in the greater Boston area.