Bob joined Informa Tech in December 2021 when NetLine Corporation was acquired by Informa Tech and where he currently holds the role of CEO of the NetLine business group. NetLine is only content-centric, buyer-intent Lead Management platform that accelerates first-party data and revenue for B2B marketers and media/publishing companies. From Inbound to Outbound, the NetLine Platform centralizes lead capture, qualification, routing, analytics and companion content amplification campaigns all within a simple, self-service interface.
Bob Alvin founded NetLine in 1994 and has served as CEO and Chairman since the company's inception. Alvin draws on more than twenty-five years of technical and high-tech management experience to drive NetLine's success. Alvin has served as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for HardwareStreet.com, a premier Internet reseller of computer hardware and software. While there he authored three Internet e-commerce patents. Prior to that, Alvin was Director of Research and Development at Cirrus Logic, plus numerous Silicon Valley start-ups. Alvin has an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and a B. S. with honors in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida.