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Rob  Blake

Rob Blake

Trintech, Inc.
Senior Product Director
Addison, TX, USA


Rob leverages more than 19 years of business reporting and enterprise software development expertise in his leadership role as Trintech, Inc.’s Senior Product Director for Cadency’s® Completion, a Cloud-based disclosure management solution that helps companies improve their existing external reporting process. In his current role, Rob is lead product evangelist and responsible for overseeing product direction, requirements and marketing to both new and existing Trintech customers.

In addition to being globally recognized as a founder and expert in XBRL with direct involvement in the standard dating back to 1999, Rob’s prior work has involved various leadership focused on business reporting. Most recently as Senior Director at RR Donnelley (and formerly Bowne & Co., Inc.), Rob provided the strategic vision and oversaw solution development for four enterprise XBRL applications supporting 600+ team members and 700+ customers. As initial Project Director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s U.S. GAAP XBRL taxonomy project, he led a virtual team of over 25 companies and 70 accounting and technology resources to create the initial US GAAP XBRL taxonomy. As a founder of Rivet Software, Rob helped bring to market four industry-changing XBRL solutions. For 9 years with Microsoft Corporation (including FRx Software), Rob served in a variety of roles including XBRL Global Lead and Director of Product Strategies.

Rob received his B.S.B.A. in Finance with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Akron (OH). Rob spent 2 years with a financial institution and 4 years with a Big Eight accounting firm prior to moving into the reporting and technology space

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