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Rob Hesmondhalgh

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Specialist expertise:
Security, compliance, delivery management,
and transforming organizations

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For the last 20 years, Rob has been working globally to build and transform delivery organizations in media technology companies. In the last 20-years he has built, transformed, and managed consulting, professional services, technical services, and security organizations at Siemens, Grass Valley, and Lineup Systems. As Chief Information Officer, he now oversees Lineup’s technical and deployment teams.

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Three things to know about Rob

Rob's first job out of college was cleaning a canal, standing up to his chest day after day in dirty water. This incentivized him to use his IT qualifications, instead of his sanitation skills.

Rob spotted the arrow in the FedEx logo very early on, but only recently learned that the smile in the Amazon logo goes from A to Z. Rob loves logos.

Rob has three dogs, and over the years has owned rabbits, hamsters, cats, snakes, lizards, and turtles. But not spiders. Never spiders.

Rob is also responsible for compliance and security, including internal information security, adherence to international standards, the attainment and maintenance of audits & certifications and regulatory compliance.

Without Rob, the Lineup team wouldn’t sleep as soundly at night. Having brought in ISAE3402 and ISO27001 compliance, transformed the security strategy of the company, and constantly trained everyone in cyber security matters, he has ensured the whole team can spend their time worrying about other things!

Why choose Lineup?

Industry
expertise

We have in-depth knowledge of the media and advertising sectors and extensive software experience

Omnichannel
capabilities

Our robust technology offers both digital and print solutions

Strong long-term
relationships

93% of our clients consider our software critical to the success of their business

Competition-beating
software

Almost half of our team is dedicated to innovation

Proven
success

Over $31 billion in advertising revenue has been billed through adpoint to date

Fully configurable
platforms

Products that are fully flexible to meet your unique requirements

6800

partners worldwide

42

of staff focused on innovation

31

in advertising revenue billed through Adpoint