Bob Hollis is the founder of The Mobius Network, a progressive technology services provider that applies free and open source software solutions to help organizations with a public benefit mission achieve their objectives. His clients include numerous environmental groups, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, environmental consultants, public agencies, and music community professionals.
Prior to founding The Mobius Network, Bob owned and operated a Chicago-based executive recruiting firm specializing in metals, manufacturing, technology, and environmental management positions. He continues to develop and operate numerous environmental job boards. His professional career includes more than two decades of operations management and consulting experience with organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Bob has served as a board member or business and technology adviser to a variety of environmental organizations including the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council, California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA), California Integrated Waste Management Board, Rock the Earth, Positive Legacy, Earth Island Institute, National Recycling Coalition, California Product Stewardship Council, California Sustainable Business Council, Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI), and Universal Remediation, an award winning oil spill clean-up company based in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the recipient of the 2010 CRRA Service Award; 2010 Keep California Beautiful "Volunteer of the Year" Award; the 2015 California Product Stewardship Council Outstanding Partner Award; and multiple Carlson Learning Company Gold Consultant Awards for his training and organizational development work. He has served as a non-partisan elected public official in El Dorado County, CA, and as a Hearing Board Member for the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District.
Bob has presented on subjects related to business, technology, and the environment at numerous events on behalf of organizations including the CRRA, Northern California Recycling Association, US EPA Science and Technology Council, and the Illinois Association of Personnel Services. His educational background includes a BS in industrial management from Carnegie Mellon University; a graduate business and liberal arts education at the University of Chicago; graduate studies in Environmental Management at Harvard University; and continuing studies in Web and Social Media Technology at Stanford University.