Bobby John is a serial entrepreneur and mentor to startups. In 2001, Bobby founded Band of Coders, a custom software engineering company.
Prior to Band of Coders, Bobby founded Personus Inc. (Caught in The Web). He led Personus Inc. to its eventual acquisition. Bobby went on to become CTO of Trade Settlement Inc., Wall Street’s leader in post-trade loan settlement processing, serving the $3.0 trillion Global Primary and Secondary Syndicated Loan markets. The technology he built is used by thousands of traders at the world’s largest financial institutions.
Internationally recognized for his achievements, Bobby has received numerous accolades including Canada’s ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ as well as Canada’s ‘Top 40 Leaders under the Age of 40 Award’. Bobby is currently Chairman of Miqueas 6:8, Inc, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that runs a children’s home in Honduras; he also created Girls Academy under Band of Coders umbrella, a program that aims to foster a passion for software development in middle school girls.
Bobby regularly mentors dozens of young founders worldwide. His motto is: “I always have an ear for somebody who has a dream to build something.”