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For those of you who don’t know me, I’m John Robb. Here’s some deep detail on my life:
Military Training: Air Force Pilot Training - SERE Training - Advanced Interrogation Training - Advanced Driving Training - Free Fall Parachute Training - Glider Training
Military Service: Tier 1 Special Operations - Working with Delta and Seal Team 6 (basically, I was a smuggler, NVG low level, landing on roads).
Analyst: Forrester Research - The world’s first(?) professional Internet Analyst. Quoted by the NYTimes, WSJ, BBC, Business Week, CNBC, Economist, etc.
Entrepreneur: Gomez Advisors (financial industry) - Co-founder and President - We built a performance testing system that spanned 54 cities worldwide that tested the transaction systems on the sites of big brokers and banks (JP Morgan, etc.) in real time. Gomez sold for $295 m to CompuWare.
Tech Pioneer: UserLand Software - CEO - We developed the foundational technologies and user interface for social networking in 2001. We released the RSS (really simple syndication) specification as open-source software and used it to build the world’s first social network.
Author: Brave New War (3 Printings). A book about the future of warfare that has become a military classic. Popular with the CJCS, CIA, NSA, DoD, etc.