Mr. Richard Rudman is a Co-Founder & serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman at Curbio. From 2015 through 2017, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Tracx, a venture backed enterprise social media software company. From 1992 through 2014, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS), a leading provider of marketing and PR software. Under his leadership, Vocus grew from $1M to over $180M, with over 1,500 employees in the US, Europe and Asia. He led the company through multiple rounds of venture financing, an IPO, several acquisitions, multiple new product line launches and 32 quarters as a public company. In 2014 Vocus was acquired for a 50% premium in an all cash transaction valued at half a billion dollars. From 1986 through 1992, he served as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing and Chief Operating Officer at Dataway Corporation, a privately held software company that developed mission critical software for large companies and agencies including KPMG, Booz Allen and the U.S. Navy. Before Dataway, he worked as a software engineer for the Barlow Corporation, originally joining as a staff accountant before teaching himself programming and transferring into the technology department. He began his career in the United States Air Force, enlisting after high school. He served in the U.S. and in Germany, in a mobile close air combat support unit in support of NATO. During his four-year tour he received multiple medals and four promotions through the rank of Sergeant. He has served on the board of directors for multiple public and private technology companies and was also Vice Chairman of the Board of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from University of Maryland and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1990. He also attended the USAF Technical Training School and received certifications in electronics, satellite communications and computers. In 2003 he was selected as Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in the software category for the Washington, D.C. region and in 1999 was named the High Tech Council of Maryland's Entrepreneur of the Year.