Rob Dravenstott is the Chief Technology Officer at Cooler Screens, a fast-growing startup transforming brick-and-mortar retail cooler and freezer surfaces into IoT-enabled digital screens. Rob leads the hardware, software, data, and operations teams and is driving the company's technology strategy. Rob led efforts to launch the first store in 2018 and now oversees the effort to expand to thousands of stores by end-of-year 2021.
Prior to Cooler Screens, Rob was the SVP and Chief Information Oﬃcer for DISH Network, responsible for its enterprise information technology strategy and operations. At DISH, Rob led the launch of Sling TV, completed the mobility and field force transformation, and created the data platform and data science team. He also supported the company’s early wireless investments and IoT technology strategy.
Prior to DISH, Rob led technology teams from start-ups to Fortune 200 companies in a variety of industries including government, payment processing, financial services, and transportation. Rob is a graduate of Purdue University (BS Computer and Electrical Engineering) and resides in Denver, Colorado, with his wife and three children.