Robert M. Keane (Chair of the Board)

Bob has over 38 years experience in communications industry beginning his career in 1981. He spent eighteen years within various AT&T entities holding a diverse set of assignments that covered sales, marketing, product management and access management. In 1999 Bob joined Comcast Cable, as President and CEO. In 2001, Bob joined Private Equity backed Cavalier Telephone as their President and CEO. In late 2010, Bob took over the role of CEO of Spirit Telecom and PalmetoNet, which became Spirt Communications. After Spirit was acquired by EQT Partners and was joined with Lumos networks to form Segra, Bob continues to support the company and EQT as a board member and Industrial Advisor.

Bob currently serves on the Boards of Segra, the Medical University of Charleston (MUSC) Foundation and previous early stage company STEM Premier, the Clemson University Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s (ECE) External Board of Advocates and the Board of Overseers of New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Bob is a graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology with a BSEE and Masters of Science in Management.