Reaching new heights


Rob Johnson

Chief Development Officer Rob Johnson’s career spans more than two decades of value-focused product and platform development within the information and communications technology market. Rob’s vast industry and technical expertise has put him at the forefront of many successful leadership roles.  
Prior to launching LiveOak Fiber in 2022, Rob held leadership positions at Ronin Technology Advisors, Nokia, Deutsche Telekom, Advent Networks, and Broadwing Communications. In addition, his career has included notable projects with industry leaders such as Logix Fiber Networks, MetroNet, CableOne, and United Telecommunications.  

Over the years, Rob has revamped numerous product portfolios and rearchitected delivery and support platforms to ensure products are successfully delivered to market. He developed the intellectual property behind a next generation broadband service platform and a revolutionary automated backoffice platform that has fueled several acquisitions of his clients, including Onvoy/ANPI/360networks, SpeakEasy, and Newbridge. 

Rob holds US and international patents in innovative methods for multiplexing and multiple access on legacy broadband networks.